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Dr. Christopher M. Palmer shares research examining the effectiveness of magnesium supplements to treat the symptoms of anxiety disorders.
The research of Dr. Staci Gruber is referenced in this opinion piece.
Dr. Staci Gruber discusses the landscape of CBD research and advises CBD users to work in collaboration with their medical team.
Irritability is the most common reason children are brought for psychiatric evaluation. It is a diagnostic criterion or associated symptom for multiple diagnoses listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). Over the past 20 years, much has been learned...
Single-Cell Study Reveals Genes That May Be Involved in Post-Traumatic Stress and Major Depressive Disorders
An international team led by investigators at McLean Hospital analyzed the genes expressed in approximately 575,000 individual cells from the brains of people with and without post-traumatic stress and major depressive disorders (PTSD and MDD), revealing new insights into the mechanisms behind the...
Much research on treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) focuses on reducing symptoms like depression and cravings. However, a growing body of literature examines the role of grit, gratitude, happiness, and other positive psychological constructs, including optimism. Dispositional optimism—the...
Cell therapy holds promise as a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease, but in many trials to date, most transplanted dopamine cells have failed to survive, raising a fundamental obstacle. Recent advancements led by researchers at McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital could change this...
The research of Dr. Milissa Kaufman is noted in an article about dissociation.
Dr. Martin Teicher discusses his work studying the long-term effects of childhood maltreatment.
Dr. Marisa M. Silveri outlines the research findings that reveal what may be contributing to the mental health issues of adolescent girls.
Honoring Andrea M. Cataldo, PhD , and Antonia V. Seligowski, PhD, McLean Hospital – The Alfred Pope Award for Early Career Investigators Each year, McLean Hospital recognizes young researchers with the Alfred Pope Award for Early Career Investigators. The honor is named for one of the hospital’s...
Dr. Staci Gruber discusses the research examining how medical cannabis can affect sleep health.
Dr. Brent P. Forester offers feedback regarding the results of a new Alzheimer’s disease drug trial.
In the Media: Cognition After NFL Retirement Worse in Players With Concussion Symptoms During Career
Dr. Laura Germine and colleagues find that football players who reported concussion symptoms after they retired performed worse on cognitive tests than nonplayers.
Drs. James I. Hudson and Diego A. Pizzagalli describe how the body reacts and processes mental health medications.
NFL Players Who Experienced Concussion Symptoms Show Reduced Cognitive Performance Decades After Retirement
Former professional football players who reported experiencing concussion symptoms during their playing careers were found to perform worse on a battery of cognitive tests than nonplayers, according to a study led by Mass General Brigham investigators from McLean Hospital and Spaulding...
In the Media: Football Head Injuries Could Impair Thinking and Memory for Decades, Research on Retired NFL Players Finds
A study lead by Dr. Laura Germine finds that football players who suffered concussions performed worse on cognitive tests than nonplayers.
Dr. Laura Germine and colleagues find that football players who experience concussion symptoms during their careers scored worse on cognitive assessments tests.
Watch Dr. Nathaniel G. Harnett discuss the research into the lasting effects of childhood trauma.
Dr. Laura Payne comments on the challenges of securing menstrual pain research funding.