Dr. Rosenbaum is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on mood and anxiety disorders, with a special emphasis on pharmacotherapy of those conditions. His research contributions include extensive participation in the design and conduct of clinical trials of new therapies, the design and implementation of trials to develop innovative treatments for major depression, treatment resistant depression, and panic disorder, studies of psychopathology including comorbidity and subtypes, and studies of longitudinal course and outcomes of those disorders.
Dr. Rosenbaum has authored more than 300 original articles and reviews and has published 12 books. He currently serves on 12 editorial boards of professional journals or newsletters. A particular research interest has been ongoing longitudinal studies of children at risk for anxiety disorders and depression, which has sought to understand risk and protective factors for later psychopathology, including early temperamental features, genetic variations and brain imaging differences.
Dr. Rosenbaum's clinical and consulting practice specializes in treatment resistant mood and anxiety disorders, and he consults extensively to colleagues on management of these conditions.
Dr. Rosenbaum received his undergraduate degree from Yale College and his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
MGH Hotline 11.06.09 Most know him as the Academy Award-winning actor from hit movies such as "Jaws," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," and "Mr. Holland’s Opus." But many do not know Richard Dreyfuss as someone who -- like thousands of others -- struggles with bipolar disorder.
MGH Hotline 06.25.10 "WHEN YOU LOOK BACK at the earth from space, you realize that you are all on earth together -- there are no lines or boundaries, no countries," said Robert Satcher, MD, PhD, as he described being in space at the MGH Department of Psychiatry's Diversity Committee annual spring speaker series.
MGH Hotline 4.29.11 During his April 13 lecture in the Ether Dome, Price Cobbs, MD – an internationally recognized psychiatrist and management consultant – encouraged audience members to reflect on what diversity means both to them and their organization.
Members of the Department of Psychiatry celebrated its newly established Center for Diversity during a May 21 ceremony in the O’Keeffe Auditorium.
Seeking to shed light on mental health issues and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness, nearly 120 physicians, patients, families and supporters gathered June 8 for the fourth annual Visiting Day event, hosted by the MGH Leadership Council for Psychiatry.
Although many people affected by the economic downturn could benefit from mental health treatment and services, two factors typically discourage them from seeking help: the stigma often associated with mental health conditions, and the feeling of not knowing how to find the right mental health care providers, information, and services. A web site (www.moodandanxiety.org) recently re-launched by Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry addresses both of these issues.
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