Psychosis Related Content

WellSpace Grows to Help More Young Adults

Since its founding in 2016, McLean Hospital’s WellSpace program has expanded to provide more support and education to young adults who have had experiences with psychosis. According to WellSpace Coordinator Stephen Fedele, the program has grown from “offering just two groups one-and-a-half days a...

State-of-the-Art Analysis Aims to Improve Early Detection of Psychosis

Early detection has always been the watchword in the treatment of medical conditions. A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Dost Öngür, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Psychotic Disorders at McLean Hospital, aims to extend that to the diagnosis and treatment of psychosis. Fueled by a...

Video: Lecture – Prediction and Prevention of Psychosis in At-Risk Youth

Presented by Tyrone D. Cannon, PhD, Yale University – Visiting Scholar Series Currently, clinicians can use interventions that can target the symptoms and functional impairments associated with psychosis. Yet, many clinicians and researchers are working on ways to prevent psychosis or address...

Collaborations Help the LEAP Center Study Early Psychosis

“Severe mental illnesses are common, they cause a lot of impairment, and available treatments are only partially effective and have many side effects,” said Dost Öngür, MD, PhD, director of McLean’s Laboratory for Early Psychosis (LEAP) Center. “One of the best promises for improving on this picture...

Deborah L. Levy, PhD, to Receive 2019 Valiant Researcher Award

The Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA) will present Deborah L. Levy, PhD, director of the Psychology Research Laboratory at McLean Hospital, with its 2019 Valiant Researcher Award. Established in 2018, the Valiant Researcher award recognizes an individual “who has...

Researchers Find Targeted Treatment That Reduces Symptoms of Psychosis

Treatment for individuals who experience psychosis, such as hallucinations and delusions as a result of a psychiatric illness, can be targeted to a specific structural mutation, according to a study published by researchers from McLean Hospital and other institutions in the journal Biological...

Video: Lecture – From Neuroscience to Novel Treatments for Psychosis

Presented by Bruce M. Cohen, MD, PhD, and Dost Öngür, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital – Crossroads in Psychiatry lecture Psychotic disorders are affected by many interacting factors. In fact, large-scale studies conducted on tens of thousands of people with genetic disorders have shown that genetic factors...

Video: Cheryl Corcoran on Language and Psychosis (TIPS 2018)

Cheryl Corcoran, MD, is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. She is an associate professor of Psychiatry and program leader in Psychosis Risk at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Together with Dr. Guillermo Cecchi of IBM, Dr. Corcoran has identified linguistic...

Video: Lecture – The Alfred Pope Award for Young Investigators 2018

SIRT2 as Key Regulator of Metabolic Transition During Human Induced Pluripotency Young Cha, PhD, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, McLean Hospital Insulin Signaling and Brain Energy Metabolism in First Episode Psychosis and Unaffected Siblings Virginie-Anne Chouinard, MD, McLean OnTrack, McLean...

Staff Profile: Andrew Wu, MD

Andrew Wu, MD, is the associate medical director of McLean’s Appleton program and an instructor in psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School. He also conducts research related to improving physician wellness using econometric methods. He was previously the recipient of a Dupont-Warren...

Staff Profile: Shalisha Crouch, PMHNP-BC

Shalisha Crouch, PMHNP-BC, earned her BA degree in psychology at Syracuse University in New York. She then returned to Boston, and worked as a counselor and case manager at various facilities funded by the Department of Mental Health, with all age spans and a variety of cultures. She later completed...

Staff Profile: Ana Ticlea, MD

Ana Ticlea, MD, is an attending psychiatrist in the McLean SouthEast Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program, where she treats patients with various diagnoses. She works most frequently with patients with mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and psychosis. Dr. Ticlea’s academic...

Staff Profile: Zachary B. Millman, PhD

Zachary B. Millman, PhD, is an assistant in psychology in the Division of Psychotic Disorders at McLean Hospital and a clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In his roles, he supports clinical and research activities at the Laboratory for Early...

Staff Profile: Emily E. Carol, PhD

Emily E. Carol, PhD, is the clinic director of the Support, Treatment, and Resilience (STAR) Program at McLean Hospital. In this role, she is involved in STAR’s clinical, outreach, research, and training initiatives. Her expertise is in early identification and intervention for emerging serious...