While ostensibly The Butterfly Effect tells the story behind the wide availability of free internet pornography, the psychiatrist listener will quickly appreciate that this is only the beginning of the story.
Howard L. Forman, MD
An inside account of what many of our service men and women endure in order to serve their country.
How might a better understanding of the mind enhance someone’s life and optimize a clinical encounter?
What policy prescriptions, if any, would you make on a federal level for reducing gun violence in America? That question and more answered.
A Q&A with David J. Morris, author of The Evil Hours, a moving biographical book based on a young veteran’s experience with PTSD.
With the advent and expansion of social media, we are seeing an increase in the phenomenon of mass humiliation. In this Q&A, we learn what surprised the author of a book on public shaming.
When our patients share their misdeeds with us, real or imagined, we can point them to examples of people who have experienced profound shame and managed to put their lives back together.
For this psychiatrist, learning a section of the Talmud known as Megillah brought to light an important exchange that has implications in therapy and psychopharmacology, regardless of theoretical stance.
Having just completed my first year as an attending physician, I realize that there is simply nothing that prepares you to be an attending—except being an attending.
Are there differences in the neuroimaging of persons who just gamble and those who pathologically gamble?