The Department of Psychiatry welcomed Maurizio Fava, MD, as the new leader of the department on October 1. Dr. Fava reflects on his outlook as he takes over as chair of the department.
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In this issue:
In this issue: Helping Patients on Medical and Surgical Units - A Grateful Life May be a Longer Life - The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation - Caring for Children and Teens
In this issue: Sleep, Memory and Mental Illness - All of Us Research Program - Celebrating the Joyce Root Tedlow Professorship of Psychiatry - Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Lee Baer, PhD - A Journey to Recovery - Two New Psychiatry Chairs Celebrated
In this issue: Louis V. Gerstner III Scholar Awards Launch Research Careers in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Partners Biobank, Lee Ann Ingram: Longtime advocate and inspired philanthropist for mental health, Celebrating the Abra Prentice Foundation Mass General Chair
In this issue: Mass General Researchers Explore Promising Therapies for Treatment-resistant Depression, Wilens Honored with Endowed Chair in Addiction Medicine, Ammon-Pinizzotto Gift Names Center for Women’s Mental Health
In this issue: The Expanding Role of Neuroimaging in Psychiatry Research, Combining Care for Cancer and Mental Illness, The Science of the Family Dinner
In this issue: Stopping the Spiral: First-episode Program helps people at first signs of psychos.
In this issue: Family-centered Care for Older Adults: Providing Mental Health Care for a Burgeoning Population
In this issue: New approaches for treating Bipolar Disorder: Mass General clinician-researchers study wide range of interventions
In this issue: Easing the Burden of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: New Hope for Spectrum of Disabling Conditions
In this issue: Neurotherapeutics: Promising approaches for treatment-resistant depression
- Press Release
- Oct | 15 | 2019
A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital researchers report that mindfulness meditation appears to help extinguish fearful associations.
- Sep | 30 | 2019
Mass General Clinicians and Researchers Brainstorm Ways to Treat and Prevent Nervous System Disorders
Experts from Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and beyond gathered at the Bulfinch tents to attend the hospital’s second annual Neuroscience Day, created to foster collaboration among researchers and physicians from one of the world’s largest neuroscience communities.
- Aug | 23 | 2019
Heading back to school is often filled with anxiety for both parents and kids. Ellen Braaten, PhD, co-director of The MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, shares tips to help prepare.
- Aug | 23 | 2019
The MGH Department of Psychiatry will welcome a new leader Oct. 1. With more than 25 years of academic and clinical experience in psychiatry, Maurizio Fava, MD, has been named the department’s new psychiatrist-in-chief.
- Press Release
- Jul | 17 | 2019
– Higher levels of daily physical activity may protect against the cognitive decline and neurodegeneration (brain tissue loss) from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that alters the lives of many older people, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found.
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