In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI) for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) call for broader use of mind-body practices.
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Psychiatry Associates-Inpatient Consult
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
151 Merrimac Street
Boston, MA 02114-4714
- MD, New York University School of Medicine
- Residency, Bellevue Hospital Center
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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As Director of the Benson Henry Institute, Dr. Fricchione is involved in clinical, neuroimaging and basic research on the biological mechanisms underlying diseases that connect mind and body. He is also engaged in research focused on the catatonic syndrome.
Alam HB, Fricchione GL, Guimares ASR, Zukerberg LR. Case 31-2009 : A 26-year-old man with abdominal distention and shock. New Engl J Med 2009; 361: 1487-1496.
Fricchione GL, Nejad SH, Esses JA, Cummings TJ, Cassem NH, Murray GB. Postoperative delirium. Am J Psychiatry 2008; 165: 803-812.
Huffman JH, SmithFA, Taylor A, Januzzi JL, Fricchione GL. Pre-existing major depression predicts in-hospital cardiac complications after acute myocardial infarction. Psychosomatics 2008; 49: 309-316.