Michael Bond

Michael Bond, MD


Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital Professor of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

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Dr. Michael Bond, Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry (ICFP), is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, and a member of the McGill Psychiatry Executive Committee. Dr. Bond is also currently a member of the JGH’s Medical Executive Committee and Medical Advisory Committee. Dr. Bond has worked on the department’s youth service for over 35 years and supervises individual and family psychotherapy.

Research Interests

Dr. Bond developed the Defense Style Questionnaire, a self-report instrument that has been used in research around the world and has led to over 150 published studies. He has also created another research instrument, the Psychodynamic Intervention Rating Scale, which has been used here and abroad. He is overseeing a study of long-term diagnostic stability of patients presenting with a first episode of psychosis. Dr. Bond has published in the areas of defense mechanisms, psychotherapy research, and suicide management. Presenting regularly at scientific meetings, Dr. Bond is also a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and was voted Best Supervisor by the McGill Residents Association in 1997. He is on the editorial boards of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry and the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.

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