About Scott Wilson, MD

Arts Bachelor, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1977
Doctor of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NY, NY 1981
Residency in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1981-1985
Laughlin Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists, 1985
Dunlop Award, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital 1985
Fellowship in Psychotherapy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1986
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Faculty, Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Medical Education

  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Dr. Wilson has done research in psychoimmunology, trauma, and psychotherapy.

Related articles:
Wilson S. Conflict and adaptation in Cambodian refugees. Academy Forum of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis 1983; 27: 1-5.

Wilson S, Surman O, Colvin R, Ozonoff D , Gelenberg A Jenike M, Manschreck T, Pato C. Unusual lymphocyte subset distribution in some depressed patients. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 1990;51: 51-2.

Wilson S, van der Kolk B, Burbridge J, Fisler R, Kradin R. Phenotype of blood lymphocytes in posttraumatic stress disorder suggests chronic immune activation. Psychosomatics, 1999;40:222-5.

Daly E, Komaroff AL, Bloomingdale K, Wilson S, and Albert MS. Neuropsychological function in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and depression. Applied Neuropsychology 2001;8 (1): 12-22.


  • Seven original articles and one book chapter, including:

    Wilson, S. Attack of the inward eye: Self-observing and aggression. The Psychoanalytic Review, 2004; 90 (No. 5) 699-708.

    Wilson, S. The Meanings of Medicating: Pills and Play. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2005; 59 (1): 19-29.

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