In Psychiatry’s New Guide Falls Short, Experts Say, NY Times, May 7, it says, “Dr. Insel is one of a growing number of scientists who think that the field needs an entirely new paradigm for understanding mental disorders…” This is definitely true. Unfortunately, Dr. Insel’s critique of DSM-5 extends biological-pharmaceutical psychiatry even further in the […]
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The book is now being proofread. We are six to nine weeks out from publication. I’m getting excited.
I am answering Bill’s comment to an earlier blog post as its own post, because it’s so important. He said: Did you catch the segment 60 Minutes did last year about the placebo affect in treating depression? What are your thoughts? I personally am anti-drug, but I am far from having the knowledge of any […]
I applaud the New York Times for publishing Drowned in a Stream of Prescriptions, by Alan Schwarz, on the front page of the Sunday Times, Feb. 2, 2013. It is a painful and horrifying story. There can be no consolation for his poor parents. The article is very well written and captures the insensitivity, uncaring […]
This is an introduction to a new blog which will address psychiatry, psychotherapy,psychiatric drugs,consciousness, neuroscience, dreams, myths, and art. I’ll be addressing these issues and more along with the forthcoming publication of “Psychotherapy of Character, The Play of Consciousness in the Theater of the Brain.”