Senior Investigator, Lady Davis Institute
Chief of the Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital
Director of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry (ICFP), Jewish General Hospital
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Dr. Michael Bond, Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry (ICFP) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, and a member of the McGill Psychiatry Executive Committee. Dr. Bond is also a member of the JGH’s Medical Executive Committee and Medical Advisory Committee. He has worked on the department’s youth service for over 30 years and supervises individual and family psychotherapy.
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. 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.
The study of symptomatic and psychodynamic (e.g. level of adaptiveness of defense mechanisms) changes in patients with depression and anxiety and/or personality disorders with long term psychotherapy. He has developed two measures: (1) Defense Style Questionnaire which is a self-report measure of defense mechanisms and is used worldwide; and (2) Psychodynamic Intervention Rating Scale which is a means of categorizing therapeutic interventions.
BOND Michael, PERRY J. Christopher. Psychotropic medication use, personality disorder and improvement in long-term dynamic psychotherapy. J Nervous and Mental Disease, January, 2006, pp. 21-26.
PERRY J C, BOND M, Roy C: Predictors of treatment duration and retention in a study of long-term dynamic psychotherapy: Childhood adversity, adult personality and diagnosis. J. Psychiatric Practice, July, 2007, pp 221-232.
PERRY J C, BOND M, ROY C: The sequence of recovery in long-term dynamic psychotherapy. J. Nervous and Mental Disease, December, 2009, pp 930-37.