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McLean Hospital: Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact vs Fiction

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Blaise Aguirre, MD So you think you know about borderline personality disorder? Think again. Many of us have seen Fat... Read more: Mental Health, Psychology, Borderline Personality Disorder, Hea...

By | February 1st, 2017|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact vs Fiction

McLean Hospital: How Technologies are Helping to Improve Mental Health Care

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Justin T. Baker, MD, PhD In today's world, everyone carries a smartphone. Why not capitalize on this and develop apps t... Read more: Mental Health, Technology, Smartphones, Neuroscience, Research,...

By | January 18th, 2017|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: How Technologies are Helping to Improve Mental Health Care

McLean Hospital: Deconstructing Stigma: Picturing the Beauty in Life

Editor's note: Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life is a public awareness campaign developed by McLean Hospital to spark conve... Read more: Mental Health, Mental Illness Stigma, Psychology, Health, Bipol...

By | January 10th, 2017|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Deconstructing Stigma: Picturing the Beauty in Life

McLean Hospital: Using the Right Strategies, New Year’s Goals Are Attainable

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger
Philip G. Levendusky, PhD, ABPP


This New Year's Eve, millions of Americans resolved to lose weight, give up smoking, s...

Read more: Mental Health, New Year's Resolutions, Health, Healthy Living, Healthy Living News

By | January 4th, 2017|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Using the Right Strategies, New Year’s Goals Are Attainable

McLean Hospital: Carrie Fisher’s Most Important Role: Confronting Stigma And Reducing Shame

She encouraged those who struggled with bipolar disorder and substance use issues to join in community and find comfort in shared feelings and experiences. Read more: Mental Health, Carrie Fisher, Addiction, Healthy Living News...

By | December 29th, 2016|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Carrie Fisher’s Most Important Role: Confronting Stigma And Reducing Shame

McLean Hospital: Together, We Are Changing Thoughts About Mental Illness

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Scott L. Rauch, MD I am pleased to introduce you to Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life. This ... Read more: Mental Health, Mental Illness Stigma, Psychology, Health, Healt...

By | December 12th, 2016|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Together, We Are Changing Thoughts About Mental Illness

McLean Hospital: PTSD: How Does Genetics Affect Your Risk?

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Torsten Klengel, MD, PhD A majority of the US population is exposed to a psychological trauma during their life. For ce... Read more: Mental Health, Research, Ptsd, Stress, Trauma, Psychology, Hea...

By | December 4th, 2016|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: PTSD: How Does Genetics Affect Your Risk?

McLean Hospital: Are We Looking at Psychiatric Disorders the Wrong Way?

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Bruce M. Cohen, MD, PhD The first psychiatric patient I evaluated--42 years ago--presented with delusions and mood swin... Read more: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Research, Mental Illness Stigma, He...

By | November 11th, 2016|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Are We Looking at Psychiatric Disorders the Wrong Way?

McLean Hospital: Marijuana Use Among Young People

McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Staci Gruber, PhD In my research, I primarily focus on the neurocognitive effects of substance use, particularly mariju... Read more: Mental Health, Marijuana, Research, Teenagers, Brain, Healthy ...

By | October 26th, 2016|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Marijuana Use Among Young People

McLean Hospital: Organ Donation: Why Do We Need Healthy Brains?

McLean Hospital Guest Bloggers Sabina Berretta, MD, and T. Wilson Woo, MD, PhD We usually don't think about our brains when considering organ donatio... Read more: Mental Health, Brain, Research, Organ Donation, Healthy Living...

By | October 5th, 2016|Mental Health News|Comments Off on McLean Hospital: Organ Donation: Why Do We Need Healthy Brains?