The Riggs Blog
The Riggs blog is a mix of news about clinical work, research and educational activities from the Austen Riggs Center, as well as a source for information beyond our walls that we find interesting and thought-provoking.
The question of whether there is a genetic basis of schizophrenia has long been debated. This summer the journal Nature reported some exciting results from an international study that support this idea.
What happened on April 15, 2013, in the streets on Boston will stay seared in our minds and hearts. At the Austen Riggs Center, our thoughts continue to be with the families and loved ones of those injured, lost, and affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
John Kerr will lead the post-screening discussion at the April 11 Film Forum showing of A Dangerous Method.
The Uses of Psychoanalysis in Working with Children’s Emotional Lives has recently been published with a chapter written by Dr. Marilyn Charles – a psychologist and researcher at Austen Riggs.