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...

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...

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...

Family Recovery Night: Sharing Stories of Hope

Join Julie M. McCarthy, PhD, and colleagues for this series of educational webinars for family members of a loved one navigating mental health recovery for psychosis, substance use, depression, anxiety, and beyond. The webinars share skills from evidence-based approaches and presentations from...

How To Talk About Medications for Psychotic Disorders and More

Join Julie M. McCarthy, PhD, and colleagues for this series of educational webinars for family members of a loved one navigating mental health recovery for psychosis, substance use, depression, anxiety, and beyond. The webinars share skills from evidence-based approaches and presentations from...

Empowering Caregivers Through Psychosis Education and Skills-Training

Join Julie M. McCarthy, PhD, and colleagues for this series of educational webinars for family members of a loved one navigating mental health recovery for psychosis, substance use, depression, anxiety, and beyond. The webinars share skills from evidence-based approaches and presentations from...