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September 22, 2006
Schizophrenia Education Day - Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital, October 14
The Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program in the Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Department of Psychiatry is holding its Fourth Annual Schizophrenia Education Day, a free public education event, on Saturday, October 14, 2006. Massachusetts General is a Harvard-affiliated hospital located in Boston. Following the event, the presentations are usually available on the Internet (as we have reported in past years - click here for last year's presentations)
Registration is now open for the MGH Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program's Fourth Annual Schizophrenia Education Day.
Who is it for?
This educational program is for individuals with schizophrenia and their families and friends, mental health workers, and anyone else who wishes to learn more about the disorder.
What is it about?
The program, featuring talks by MGH clinicians and researchers, will help you better understand cognitive deficits (thinking difficulties), negative symptoms (emotional and motivational difficulties), treatments for these symptoms and research being conducted in these areas.
When is it?
Saturday, October 14, 2006
How do I sign up?
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Please register by contacting Jennifer Cromwell at 617-912-7862 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Where is it?
Simches Building Auditorium, Room 3.
Take the T to the Charles/MGH stop on the Red Line (10 to 15 minute walk) or to the Government Center stop on the Green Line (15 to 20 minute walk).
Free parking will be available in the MGH's Fruit Street and Parkman Street garages with validation (10 minute walk).
What will I learn?
What cognitive deficits and negative symptoms are and how they are clinically assessed.
How cognitive deficits and negative symptoms can be treated, with either therapy or medication.
Some of the cutting-edge research that is being conducted by members of the Schizophrenia Program and the MGH Department of Psychiatry.
Who is speaking?
Speakers include MGH faculty members:
Dara Manoach, PhD
Donald Goff, MD
Ruth Barr, MRCPsych
Oliver Freudenreich, MD
Jennifer Gottlieb, PhD
Joshua Roffman, MD
How can I find out more?
For program information, contact Jennifer Cromwell at 617-912-7862 or
A program announcement is available online at
This program is sponsored by the Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program of the MGH Department of Psychiatry. The program is made possible by a generous grant from the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation.
MGH Department of Psychiatry www.massgeneral.org/allpsych
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