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David Mischoulon, MD, PhD

Director of Research, DCRP

  • Phone: 617-726-8895
Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Interests
Mood disorders
Complementary and alternative medicine
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
PhD, Boston University
MD, Boston University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
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David Mischoulon is an Associate Psychiatrist atMassachusetts General Hospital, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at HarvardMedical School, and the Director of Research and Alternative Remedy Studies atthe Depression Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mischoulon graduated from the combined MD-PhD program atBoston University School of Medicine in 1994, and then interned in preliminarymedicine at Carney Hospital from 1994-1995. From 1995-1998 he completed hisresidency in adult psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital,where he served as Chief Resident in Psychopharmacology. Dr Mischoulo?s research has focused on various areas ofdepression, including complementary and alternative medicine. He is also anaccredited medical acupuncturist and is carrying out studies of acupuncture asa treatment for depression. He has received two NARSAD Young Investigatorawards, and a K-23 mentored award from NCCAM to study omega-3 fatty acids inthe treatment of depression. He has also received an R01 grant fromthe NIH to continue his work on omega-3 fatty acids for depression. Dr. Mischoulon has authored or co-authored more than 100original articles, review articles, and book chapters, and has also co-edited atextbook on natural medications for psychiatric disorders. He has been aninvited speaker at various sites around the country and internationally, and haswon several awards. Dr. Mischoulon teaches and supervises residents and medicalstudents, and lectures in various MGH Psychiatry Academy continuing medical education courses.

Massachusetts General Hospital testing hot yoga for treatment of depression

A team of psychiatrists at the Massachusetts General Hospital Depression Clinical and Research Program will examine the effect of Bikram Yoga on depression, quality of life, and functioning, in addition to common physiological markers associated with depression.

Depression Clinical & Research Program
50 Staniford Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-8895
Fax: 617-724-3028

Depression Clinical & Research Program
50 Staniford Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-8895
Fax: 617-724-3028

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