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PRESS RELEASES

2014

04/09/14 McLean Hospital Offers Support Around Marathon Anniversary
04/09/14 McLean Hospital to Host Discussion about Resiliency in Watertown
02/25/14 McLean Hospital Researchers Find Inherited Pathway of Risk for Schizophrenia
01/21/14 Autism Risk Gene Controls Normal Brain Wiring, Report McLean Hospital Researchers
01/16/14 McLean Hospital Chief Scientific Officer Earns Julius Axelrod Prize

2013

12/20/13 McLean Hospital's Dr. Shelly Greenfield Selected for Prestigious National Award
12/02/13 Increased Brain Activity May Hold Key to Eliminating PTSD
11/30/13 Religious Coping Positively Affects Individuals with Severe Psychiatric Illness
11/26/13 Nancy K. Mello, Pioneer in Substance Abuse Research, Dies at 78
11/25/13 Pope Francis Invites Stem Cell Researcher Ole Isacson to Present at the Vatican
11/12/13 McLean Hospital Featured in Film "Running From Crazy"
11/04/13 McLean's Waverley Place Recognized at the State House
10/04/13 McLean Hospital to Screen Documentary Film Hidden Pictures During Global Web Screening Event on World Mental Health Day: October 10, 2013
09/20/13 Sharon Weinstein, MD, receives lifetime achievement awards in psychiatry
09/17/13 McLean Hospital Researcher Says Intensive, Early Therapy Helps Children with Autism Improve Communication Skills
07/23/13 Patients Prefer Talk Therapy to Psychiatric Medications, Report McLean Hospital Researchers
07/16/13 McLean Named America's #1 Hospital for Psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report
04/25/13 Faith in God Positively Influences Treatment for Individuals with Psychiatric Illness, Suggests McLean Hospital Study
04/17/13 McLean Hospital Offers Support in Wake of Marathon Tragedy
04/05/13 McLean Hospital's Roger Weiss earns Hazelden's Dan Anderson Research Award
04/02/13 McLean Hospital Researcher to Receive New NIH funding as Part of Autism Centers of Excellence
03/04/13 Protein Synthesis Blocker May Hold Key to Reducing Effects of Traumatic Events
02/01/13 Mental Health Parity Reduces Out of Pocket Expenses for Patients

2012

12/14/12 McLean Hospital Study Finds Long-Term Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use May Severely Impact Visuospatial Memory
11/01/12 Although Valuable, Brain Imaging Alone Cannot Diagnose Autism
10/26/12 McLean Research Shows Exercise Tied to Higher IQ in Women
10/02/12 McLean Offers Free Depression Screenings at the Boston Public Library
10/01/12 McLean Researcher Francine Benes Earns Prestigious Mentoring Award
10/01/12 Eleven McLean Hospital Scientists Receive NARSAD Young Investigator Awards
05/16/12 McLean Hospital study finds Herbal Extract may curb binge drinking
05/02/12 McLean Researchers Report on a New Nanotechnology That May Enhance Medication Delivery and Improve MRI Performance
02/12/12 McLean Executive Elected Board Chair-elect of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems

2011

11/19/11 McLean to Recognize Actress Mariel Hemingway for Her Tireless Efforts to Reduce Stigma of Mental Illness
11/07/11 Suboxone is Most Effective in Treating Painkiller Addiction
09/22/11 Feeling Blue, Anxious or Sad? It Might be Depression
09/06/11 McLean and the University of Colorado Research Shows Improvements are Needed to Enhance Accuracy in Gene-by-Environment Interaction Studies
08/05/11 McLean Study Shows Religious Beliefs Impact Levels of Worry
07/21/11 McLean Becomes First Psychiatric Hospital to Earn Accreditation for Research Subject Protection Program
07/19/11 McLean Named One of America's Best Hospitals
04/11/11 McLean Working to Expand Substance Abuse Services in the United Arab Emirates
02/25/11 McLean celebrates 200 years; reaffirms its mission
01/25/11 McLean Researchers Urge Increased Pain Training for Psychiatrists

2010

12/02/10 University of Utah and Harvard Researchers Take Major Step Toward First Biological Test for Autism
11/15/10 McLean Study Shows Greater Cognitive Deficits in Marijuana Users Who Start Young
09/28/10 McLean Researchers Awarded $1.9 Million Grant for Stem Cell, Blood Research
09/28/10 McLean Hospital Center for Depression, Anxiety & Stress Research to host inaugural event Oct. 1
09/24/10 OCD Stories: An evening of reflection, humor and education
09/20/10 Feeling Blue, Anxious or Sad? It Might be Depression
08/06/10 McLean and Harvard Medical School to Host Nation's Only Academic-Based Coaching Conference
05/31/10 McLean Hospital's Paul Barreira and Martin Kafka Earn Top Honors from the American Psychiatric Association
04/28/10 McLean Hospital to Recognize Actress Glenn Close and Family for National Mental Health Advocacy Campaign
04/27/10 American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report:
04/15/10 Long-Term Study of Borderline Personality Disorder Shows Importance of Measuring Real-World Outcomes
03/23/10 McLean Nurse Honored For Continued Support of the National Guard
03/11/10 New Findings May Lead to Improved Treatment of Schizophrenia
03/02/10 Grand Opening of Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Wing
03/02/10 Breaking the Physician-Patient Boundaries on Facebook?

2009

12/10/09 McLean Announces New Treatment for Chronic Depression
11/12/09 Harvard-Affiliated McLean Hospital Launches First Institute of Coaching
10/19/09 Stimulus Package Benefits Research at McLean Hospital
08/27/09 Statement by McLean Hospital on the death of U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy
08/11/09 McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School 2nd Annual Coaching Conference launched
07/24/09 McLean Hospital Named One of America's Best Hospitals
06/23/09 Study Questions Existence of Unconditional Maternal Love
06/03/09 New Stem Cell Technique Eliminates Risks and Ethical Concerns
05/15/09 Researchers Identify the Brain's On-Off Switch for Fear
05/08/09 Rauch serving as Chair for NAMI Walk 2009
04/27/09 Visit McLean Hospital at the Health & Fitness Expo
04/15/09 Landmark Study Links Steroid Abuse to Key Biological and Psychological Characteristics

2008

10/09/08 Bestselling Author Patricia Cornwell Teams with McLean Hospital
10/09/08 Concord Resident Elected to Massachusetts Psychiatric Society Council
10/02/08 McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School Inaugural Coaching Conference Sells Out
10/01/08 McLean Names Shelly Greenfield, MD, MPH Chief Academic Officer
09/24/08 Major Summit Places McLean Hospital and Dalhousie University at Forefront of Stem Cell Research and New Clinical Trials
09/15/08 Boston-Based Coalition Working to Develop More Effective Measures to Serve America's Youth
08/04/08 McLean Launches Coaching and Positive Psychology Initiative
07/23/08 Novel Imaging Study of Pain Sheds Light on Mystery Condition
07/15/08 McLean Hospital Named One of America's Best Hospitals
06/22/08 McLean Hospital Releases New Tool for Psychiatric Outcomes Survey
05/16/08 Bob and Lee Woodruff of ABC News Honored by McLean Hospital for Furthering Public Understanding of Brain Illness and Mental Health
05/13/08 TIME Magazine Names Harvard "Brain Bank" Spokesperson One of the Most Influential People in the World
05/05/08 Five McLean Hospital Scientists Receive NARSAD's Prestigious 2008 Young Investigator Award
03/19/08 Alcohol Screening, April 10
02/21/08 Neuroregeneration Center at McLean Hospital and the Brain Repair Centre at Dalhousie University Sign Collaborative Agreement

2007

09/27/07 McLean Offers Free Depression Screening on Oct. 11
09/21/07 Martignetti Family Raises Funds for Alzheimer's Research (Oct 7)
09/13/07 Charity Bocce Tournament to Benefit Alzheimer's Disease Program at McLean Hospital
08/22/07 Jack Mendelson, MD, Pioneer in Substance Abuse Research, Dies at 77
08/20/07 Neuron Connections May Be Key to Stemming Parkinson's Disease
08/20/07 Finding on memory could lead to new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
07/27/07 McLean Earns High Marks in Annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Survey
07/12/07 Risk Factors for Drug Overdose Identified
06/11/07 Study Finds Yoga Associated with Elevated GABA Levels
06/04/07 Identification of Genes Provides New Clues into the Causes of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
04/30/07 Hormonal Imbalance Triggers Water Intoxication in Marathoners
03/21/07 Study Questions Criteria for Diagnosing PTSD
03/07/07 NIDA Launches First Large-Scale National Study to Treat Addiction to Prescription Pain Medications
02/01/07 First National Survey on Eating Disorders Finds Binge Eating More Common Than Other Eating Disorders
01/03/07 McLean Study Finds Integrated Group Therapy Better than Standard Group Therapy for People with both Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

2006

10/16/06 Scott Rauch, MD, Appointed President of McLean Hospital and Chair of Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health
09/28/06 Zinc May Play Prominent Role in Fear Response and Other Learned Behavior, McLean Hospital Researchers Find
09/22/06 Feeling Blue, Anxious or Sad? It Might be Depression
09/22/06 Novel Treatments for Neurological Diseases to be Explored at Cambridge Conference
07/27/06 McLean Researchers Identify Chemical that Eases Signs of Opiate Withdrawal
07/25/06 McLean Researchers Using Novel Method to Identify Schizophrenia Genes
07/17/06 McLean Launches Premier Substance Use Treatment Program in Central Massachusetts
05/02/06 New Combination of Treatments is Effective for Alcohol Dependence
04/07/06 Collaborating for Boston Youth
04/04/06 McLean Study Identifies Critical Brain Areas Involved in Stress and Anxiety
03/17/06 Free Alcohol Screenings offered by McLean Hospital (April 6, 2006)
03/06/06 Binge Eating Disorder May Have Genetic Ties, McLean Study Finds
02/01/06 Study Using New Imaging Technology Detects Subtle Brain Changes in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

2005

11/17/05 Brain Protein May Play Role in Innate and Learned Fear
11/04/05 Study Finds No Psychological or Cognitive Deficits among Native Americans Who Use Peyote Regularly in Religious Settings
11/01/05 McLean Hospital Opens Fitness Center for Patients
10/26/05 McLean Hospital to Offer Free Memory Screenings (Nov 15)
10/18/05 eBay CEO headlines McLean Hospital Gala
10/11/05 McLean Study Identifies New Area of Brain Linked to Drug Addiction
09/28/05 Free Depression Screenings Oct 6
08/22/05 Neural Abnormalities are Same in Animal Model and Postmortem Schizophrenia Brains
07/11/05 McLean Hospital ranked top psychiatric hospital in country
06/17/05 McLean Completes Land Transfer to Belmont
06/06/05 McLean Hospital Land Transfer Paves Way for New Belmont Cemetery
05/16/05 Chinese Herb Significantly Reduces Alcohol Intake, Study Finds
05/05/05 Clinical study results in Parkinson's patients may lead to development of future cell transplantation methods
03/22/05 Free Alcohol Screenings April 7
03/10/05 McLean Hospital Completes Sale of Land for First Phase of Development Plan
02/10/05 Food Ingredients May Be as Effective as Antidepressants
02/04/05 Active Participation at 12-Step Meetings Reduces Cocaine Use
02/01/05 Study Finds Striking Difference in Male Body Image in East vs. West

2004

12/20/04 Modern Treatment for OCD May Have Prevented Hughes' Seclusion
12/12/04 Early Ritalin Exposure May Cause Long-Term Effects on the Brain
11/09/04 McLean Hospital Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Map the Brain
11/04/04 McLean Hospital Researcher Elected to Elite National Organization
10/07/04 McLean to offer free depression screenings
10/05/04 McLean Hospital Researchers Receive Grants to Study Fear and Schizophrenia
09/14/04 Inaugural suicide prevention walk planned (Oct 16)
09/01/04 McLean Introduces New Tool to Measure Effectiveness of Care
07/30/04 New study on Huntington's disease reveals pathology and new treatment options
06/16/04 McLean Clinicians Honored with Suicide Prevention Award
06/03/04 McLean Hospital Mourns Loss of Revered Schizophrenia Researcher
05/21/04 McLean Hospital Researcher Receives Presidential Award
05/03/04 Study Reveals Discrepancies in Care for Medicaid Recipients with "Carve-Out" Insurance
03/03/04 McLean Hospital Researchers Suggest Cause of Bipolar Disorder
02/12/04 McLean Hospital Opens Psychiatric Treatment Unit in Brockton, Mass.
01/07/04 Keeping Synapses Clean May Hold Key To Fear-Conditioning
01/07/04 Unique Type of MRI Scan Shows Promise in Treating Bipolar Disorder

2003

12/08/03 Ritalin Use in Childhood May Increase Depression, Decrease Cocaine Sensitivity in Adults
11/08/03 Adolescent Stress Can Change Brain During Adulthood
09/30/03 National Depression Screening Day October 9, 2003
08/04/03 Better Methods Needed for Community Screening for Alzheimer's Disease
08/01/03 Study Suggests New Cause for Alzheimer's Disease
05/30/03 McLean Hospital Receives $2.5-Million to Open New England's Only Comprehensive Program Dedicated to Treating Eating Disorders in Teens and Young Women
05/17/03 New Program Offers Hope for Borderline Personalities
05/17/03 Eastman Kodak Donates Patents to McLean Hospital for Development of ADHD Screening Test
04/01/03 Study Finds Link Between Early Pot Use and Lasting Cognitive Deficits - But Is Pot Itself the Culprit?
03/31/03 Unique Experimental Drug Shows Antidepressant Effects
03/05/03 Study is First to Show Cocaine Compromises Immune Response and May Increase Risk of Infection
02/10/03 Common Gene Could Link Multiple Psychiatric and Medical Disorders
01/23/03 Repligen Announces Initiation of Clinical Trial of Uridine
01/17/03 McLean Psychologist Recognized for Excellence in Research, Mentoring
01/01/03 Study Suggests Depressed Men May Benefit from Testosterone Replacement Therapy

2002

11/01/02 McLean Hospital and Repligen Announce Results of Brain Imaging Study of Secretin
10/31/02 Antidepressant Patch Could Become Standard Treatment for Depression
10/28/02 RALLY Program Awarded Grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation
10/24/02 Historic McLean Hospital Buildings Offered for Free in Preservation Initiative
10/22/02 NIH Awards McLean Hospital $7.7 Million to Improve Drug Treatment
10/21/02 McLean Hospital Tapped for National Register of Historic Places
09/25/02 Treating Winter Depression Before It Starts
09/14/02 Free Coping Course for Families with Mental Illness
09/02/02 Helpful tips on coping with the Sept. 11 anniversary
08/23/02 McLean to Offer Free Depression Screenings
07/31/02 McLean Researchers Uncover New Link Between Ritalin and Brain
07/25/02 McLean Researcher Receives Prestigious National Award
07/16/02 RALLY Program Awarded Grant from Tufts Health Plan
06/26/02 Former Boxing Champ Rides 4,000 Miles for Charity
05/30/02 McLean Hospital to Dedicate New Children's Treatment Center
05/22/02 Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Lead to Weight Loss in Mentally Ill
05/12/02 Campaign for Mental Health
05/08/02 Frequent Cocaine Use Linked to Heart Attack
04/29/02 New Technology Could Improve Cell Transplants
04/29/02 Campaign for Mental Health
04/19/02 McLean Receives Largest Research Grant in Hospital History
04/10/02 McLean Researchers Uncover Missing Link
03/15/02 McLean Hospital to Conduct Free Alcohol Screening
03/11/02 Activating Brain Hemisphere Lifts Spirits of some Depressed Patients
03/05/02 Does long-term heavy marijuana use produce toxic effects on the brain?
02/11/02 McLean Psychiatrist Receives Top Honors
01/04/02 Study Reveals how Child Abuse can lead to Substance Abuse

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Archived (2000-2001)

2001

12/26/01
McLean Chosen for US Study on Childhood Schizophrenia
12/19/01
Stoneham Resident Named Nurse Director
12/19/01
McLean Psychologist Awarded APA Fellow Status
12/19/01
Bedford Resident Named to Key McLean Post
12/19/01
Waltham Resident Receives Nursing Award
12/19/01
McLean Hospital Receives JCAHO Reaccreditation
12/13/01
Mental Health Parity Needs Your Support Today!
12/4/01
A Call to Action: Restore Mental Health Funding
12/2/01
Early Exposure to Ritalin May Blunt Desire for Cocaine Later in Life
11/27/01
State House Rally this Thursday
11/6/01
McLean’s Waverley Place Opens New Doors for Mentally Ill
10/17/01
Cardiovascular Risks of Marathon Running: Is it Time to Reassess?
9/26/01
McLean Researchers Identify Genes that Trigger Depression
9/12/01
McLean Researcher Receives Coveted Award
9/5/01
McLean to Offer Free Depression Screenings
8/1/01
McLean Hospital Researcher Wins National Award
7/30/01
McLean Names Associate Director of Development
7/30/01
McLean Hospital Researcher Receives Grant
6/19/01
McLean Psychiatrist Named President-Elect of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
6/18/01
McLean Doctor Honored for Drug Abuse Research
6/14/01
McLean Hospital Psychiatrist Receives Exemplary Psychiatrist Award
6/13/01
McLean Hospital Receives $12.5 Million to Establish Community-Based Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program
5/18/01
McLean Hospital & WCVB-TV Team Up to Help Troubled Teens
5/16/01
McLean Resident Physician Receives Leadership Award
5/8/01
McLean Hospital opens $5-million Neuroimaging Center
5/8/01
McLean Hospital co-hosts conference on Memory Loss and Aging
4/25/01
McLean Psychiatrist Receives Achievement Award
4/23/01
Women’s Menstrual Cycle Holds Clue to Cocaine Response; Estrogen-like Compounds could Play Role in Treatment
4/12/01
Circadian Rhythms Hold Key to New Alzheimer Symptom; Discovery could lead to Treatments for Devastating Sleep Disturbances
4/10/01
McLean Hospital to Host Eighth Annual Anxiety Disorders Screenings
3/12/01
McLean Hospital to conduct free alcohol screening; named as national site for alcohol treatment study
3/12/01
McLean Hospital Names New Medical Director of Continuing Education Program
3/8/01
McLean Hospital to Look at New Treatments for Alcoholism
2/21/01
McLean Researcher Awarded Grants for Drug Abuse Research
2/16/01
Acton Resident Named Public Affairs Manager for McLean Hospital
2/12/01
Conference to Focus on Working Women
2/8/01
Biological Basis of Violent Behavior Deserves Attention
1/26/01
McLean Hospital Announces Staff Honors
1/25/01
McLean Hospital Offers Tobacco Treatment Program

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2000

12/14/00
McLean Researchers Document Brain Damage Linked to Child Abuse and Neglect
12/4/00
New Program Offers Hope to Children with Severe Disabilities
11/30/00
Fetal Transplant Takes Root in Huntington's Patient
11/26/00
Researchers Identify Symptoms of Marijuana Withdrawal
11/10/00
McLean Employee Honored
10/24/00
McLean Hospital Researcher Receives Presidential Award
10/17/00
Largest U.S. "Brain Bank" Receives 5,000th Brain
9/5/00
McLean Offers Free Depression Screening
8/21/00
Roslindale Resident Named Nurse Director at McLean Hospital
8/21/00
Ralph Buonopane Named McLean Hospital Program Director
8/21/00
Newton Resident Named McLean Hospital Director
7/24/00
McLean Hospital Announces Staff Honors and Changes
7/20/00
Coyle named American College of Neuropsychopharmacology President
7/20/00
McLean Hospital Psychiatrist Receives Prestigious Award
7/19/00
Belmont Resident Named Director of Ambulatory Services for McLean
7/15/00
Waltham Resident Named Developmental Associate for McLean Hospital
7/15/00
Arlington Resident Named Director of Public Affairs at McLean Hospital
7/12/00
McLean Hospital Earns Top Honors From U.S. News & World Report
6/23/00
McLean Introduces BASIS-32® WebScore
6/15/00
Taming the Crisis in Child Psychiatric Care
5/19/00
Renowned Researchers to Speak in Belmont
5/18/00
McLean Executive Named President of Association of Behavioral Health Systems
5/17/00
Steroid use may Lead to Heroin Abuse in Bodybuilders, Study Suggests
4/12/00
Eugene O’Neill Autopsy Results Revealed
4/3/00
Three Brookline Residents Race for a Reason
4/3/00
Tewksbury Resident Racing for a Reason
4/3/00
Medford Resident Racing for a Reason
4/3/00
Cambridge Resident Racing for a Reason
3/28/00
New MRI Technique Measures Ritalin’s Effect, Locates Part of Brain Impacted by ADHD
3/21/00
Help Offered for Those Concerned About Alcohol Use
3/2/00
Deputy Commissioner of Mass. DMH to Join McLean Hospital, Partners HealthCare System
2/18/00
"Girl, Interrupted" Author Susanna Kaysen Speaks at McLean Hospital
1/27/00
New MRI will Expand Brain Imaging Program at McLean Hospital
1/26/00
Many Women Bodybuilders Abuse Steroids, Use Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Suffer from Body Image Disorders, New Study Reports
1/10/00
Academic Medical Leaders Call for Changes in the Teaching and Practice of Neurology, Psychiatry

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