• Chestnut Lodge is a small, private psychiatric hospital in Rockville, Md, specializing in the long-term residential treatment of severely ill (and usually chronic) psychotic and borderline patients. Four hundred forty-six (72%) of the patients treated at Chestnut Lodge between 1950 and 1975 were followed up an average of 15 years later. This first report details the rationale and methods for this investigation.
McGlashan TH. The Chestnut Lodge Follow-up StudyI. Follow-up Methodology and Study Sample. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1984;41(6):573-585. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1984.01790170047006