Former McLean head admits misconduct

The former president of McLean Hospital outside Boston has admitted to sexual misconduct and is now under investigation. The Boston Globe linkurl:reported;http://tinyurl.com/2mz54u this week that Jack Gorman, who linkurl:resigned;http://tinyurl.com/ythq62 from McLean in 2006, admitted to the New York Board of Professional Medical Conduct that he had inappropriate sexual contact with a patient. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed McLean to look into whether Gorman abused patien

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Oct 10, 2007
The former president of McLean Hospital outside Boston has admitted to sexual misconduct and is now under investigation. The Boston Globe linkurl:reported;http://tinyurl.com/2mz54u this week that Jack Gorman, who linkurl:resigned;http://tinyurl.com/ythq62 from McLean in 2006, admitted to the New York Board of Professional Medical Conduct that he had inappropriate sexual contact with a patient. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed McLean to look into whether Gorman abused patients at the hospital. Gorman was a long time psychiatrist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Columbia University. His research examined panic and anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental illnesses. Some of Gorman's most cited work includes studies on the effects of linkurl:lactate on panic attacks;http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/41/8/764 (cited 313 times), linkurl:self-awareness of illness;http://tinyurl.com/223haf in schizophrenic patients (cited 262 times), and the role of linkurl:corticotropin-releasing factor;http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/4/1619?ck=nck in linking early life stress to adult psychopathology (cited 252 times). His most cited paper is a...

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