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Feelings of Detachment Predict Worse Mental Health Outcomes After Trauma

Results from the largest prospective study of its kind indicate that for individuals who experience trauma, the presence of dissociation—a profound feeling of detachment from one’s sense of self or surroundings—may indicate a high risk of later developing severe post-traumatic stress, depression...

McLean Hospital and GrayMatters Health Awarded a BIRD Foundation Grant

GrayMatters Health , a digital therapeutics start-up company, announced that the BIRD Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation awarded a grant to McLean Hospital and the company to develop a novel solution for the therapy of major depressive disorder (MDD) with anhedonia...

McLean Hospital Joins Partnership to Research Generational Trauma

McLean Hospital has partnered with the nonprofit arm of The Connor Group, a real estate investment firm, as well as the University of Dayton and Dayton Children’s Hospital, on a groundbreaking research project aimed at understanding the biological link between childhood hardships and mental...

In the Media: A Cure for Violence

“When something happens to you in the real world, how do you use your conscious mind and these skills that you learned to respond in a way that you’ll later be happy with and not one that you will regret?” – Dr. Kerry J. Ressler

New Study Uncovers Details Behind the Body’s Response to Stress

The biological mechanisms behind stress-related psychiatric conditions, including major depressive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), are poorly understood. New research now details the interplay between proteins involved in controlling the body’s stress response and points to...

McLean Researchers Elected to 2022 ACNP Leadership Roles

Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD , has been elected as the next president-elect of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and Bill Carlezon, PhD , has been elected as an ACNP council member. Ressler and Carlezon will commence their new ACNP roles in 2022. Founded in 1961, the ACNP is an...

Video: Kerry Ressler and Ipsit Vahia Introduce TIPS 2019

McLean Hospital’s Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD , and Ipsit Vahia, MD , offer opening remarks and an introduction to the 2019 Technology in Psychiatry Summit. Offered by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, the event was held October 28-29, 2019 at the JB Martin Conference Center, Harvard...

Video: McLean’s Kerry Ressler Offers Summit Wrap-Up (TIPS 2019)

These closing remarks were part of the 2019 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred October 28-29, 2019 at JB Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD , is chief...

Identifying the Roots of PTSD

Survival. In an animal kingdom enriched by a diversity of species, it is the one trait shared by organisms as simple as worms and as complex as humans. And the proof is in a protein with the hopelessly complex name of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide. Commonly referred to by...