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Artistic works such as poetry, film and book reviews, and art by psychiatrists.

Film And Book Reviews

We have criminalized mental health problems—a barbaric throwback to the dismal conditions before the Enlightenment.

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If you haven’t seen the series or heard media coverage about it, the 13 reasons are a series of 13 audiotapes made by the character, Hannah Baker, to be listened to by the 13 people she felt in some way contributed to her decision to kill herself.

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In Get Out, director/writer Justin Peele’s provocative debut, the bodies snatched are African American (mostly robust males); the cannibals of consciousness are white residents of an affluent Baltimore suburb, where the living is easy and the politics fashionably progressive.

Sometimes it just doesn't pay to fight.

People with mood disorders (and those who care about them) are likely to experience a healing reconsideration of their own experiences as they read this book.

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Westworld—the HBO pitiless purgatory where everything goes worng!

Here's a review of a book about involuntary psychiatric commitment-- a major source of controversy when the public tries to understand who psychiatrists are and what we do.

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