Alexander R. Lucas, M.D., author of Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and former Head of the Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic. For forty years he has been a recognized authority on anorexia, with a practice that drew patients from around the world. Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa defines anorexia, […]
Earlier today we posted an excerpt form Chasing The High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person’s Experience With Substance Abuse by Kyle Keegan and Howard B. Moss, M.D. In the excerpt below the authors answer some tough questions about living with substance abuse in your past. Should I tell everyone about my problems with […]
An excerpt from Chasing The High.
Stuart Vyse warns us about the dangers of buying on credit.
Eight Stories Up: An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide by DeQuincy A. Lezine, PH.D with David Brent, M.D., is both the touching memoir of how Lezine survived the desire to commit suicide and a useful guide that will ease the isolation and hopelessness caused by the thoughts of suicide. Earlier today we posted an excerpt. […]
Eight Stories Up: An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide by DeQuincy A. Lezine, PH.D with David Brent, M.D., is both the touching memoir of how Lezine survived the desire to commit suicide and a useful guide that will ease the isolation and hopelessness caused by the thoughts of suicide. The excerpt below, the preface to […]
An excerpt from Living With Bipolar Disorder: A Guide For Individuals and Families.
An extract on Prozac, from Happiness by Daniel Nettle
It’s a wonderful feeling. You apply for your first MasterCard, hoping to be accepted. Finally it arrives in the mail, and you feel like a million bucks. It’s shiny and new, and it comes with a letter that tells you your credit limit. In most cases, this happy event occurs when you are quite young.
A podcast with Stuart Vyse author of Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold On To Their Money.
Learning how to assert yourself.
An excerpt from Feeling Unreal.
A look at the film Numb.
An excerpt from Snake Oil Science.
David Tolin helps us prepare for the holidays
Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression, Second Edition by Frederick K. Goodwin and Kay Redfield Jamison chronicles the medical treatment of manic and depressive episodes, strategies for preventing future episodes, and psychotherapeutic issues common in this illness. In the excerpt below the authors introduce their second edition.