Helen Riess, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Part-time
Harvard Medical School
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Boston University School of Medicine 1983
bulimia nervosa; checklist; cognitive behavioral therapy; education medical; empathy; faculty medical; galvanic skin response; hookworm infections; internship and residency; nonverbal communication; otolaryngology; physician-patient relations; psychophysiology; psychotherapy; teaching

Dr. Riess conducts research on improving empathy and relational skills in physicians. Dr. Riess's research is supported by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine, The Josiah Macy Jr., Foundation for Medical Education, The Risk Management Foundation, and The David Judah Fund.

Dr. Riess has also previously conducted research on treatment of bulimia nervosa with an integrative treatment approach utilizing cognitive behavioral, relational, psychodynamic, and experiential therapies. The results and methods are published in journal articles and her book, Integrative Group Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa, Columbia University Press, 2001.

Publications Clinical Profile

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