Author | Arjune Rama, MD

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Kurt Cobain: A Modern Tragedy From a Mental Health Perspective

June 09, 2014

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Clinicians will be drawn in by author Charles R. Cross's personal experience documenting, Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain. Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, committed suicide 20 years ago this month.

Life as a Demon in Exile: What Marc Maron Taught Me About Addiction

September 30, 2013

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If you could talk to a clinician-in-training about how they can better help people suffering from addiction, what would you say? A Q&A between Arjune Rama, MD, and comic Marc Maron.

Falling Into the Fire: A Psychiatrist’s Encounters With the Mind in Crisis

August 27, 2013

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More than simply a collection of interesting vignettes, the author of this book frequently pushes readers to confront ingrained biases toward some of our most challenging patients.

Treating the “Mind” Versus the “Brain” in Substance Dependence

June 24, 2013

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As we accumulate a greater war chest of patient experiences, we can better apply our skills as physicians to fill a space once occupied with alcohol-lubricated decision-making with smooth yet sober coping strategies.

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