Since so much has already been written about the opioid epidemic, it is reasonable to wonder whether we need another book about this phenomenon? Experts make the case for why we need more information—and urgently.
Howard L. Forman, MD
The release of the book described here comes amid a rising understanding that although we are 60 years into the antipsychotic era, these medications only partly help people with schizophrenia.
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.
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.