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Dr. Benjamin G. Shapero is an Assistant in Psychology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Shapero received his BA in Psychology and History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Temple University. He completed his clinical internship in the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Track and his post-doctoral fellowship at the Depression Clinical and Research Program (DCRP) and Child Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program in the Psychiatry Department at MGH. Dr. Shapero conducts cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and mood disorders with children, adolescents, and adults.
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Dr. Shapero’s program of research is focused on identifying and modifying risk factors associated with psychiatric disorders. His work incorporates a developmental perspective on understanding the causes and course of mood disorders, with a particular focus on stress-related vulnerability factors that impact the development and maintenance of depression throughout the lifespan. His commitment to examine the relationship between environmental stressors and individual vulnerabilities has been central to his research focus. He has published numerous manuscripts documenting the transactional relationship between risk, life stress, and mood disorders. His goal is to develop evidence-based interventions to prevent and treat psychiatric disorders.
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