Can Antidepressants Be Safe for Kids?

A new study looks into how antidepressants can best be used to help kids quickly without initial side effects

What Is PTSD…And Who Is It For?

The light went on in my head during a debate over PTSD nomenclature last year. Then-president of the American Psychiatric Association, John Oldham, was chairing...

Viewpoint: Stop Critiquing the DSM 5

The manual still has merit—but the APA needs to do a better job explaining how DSM 5 captures key facts about human suffering.

The Denial of Mental Illness is Alive and Well

Earlier this week, I had dinner with a recently retired lawyer who has spent the past 40-odd years working to protect the rights of people with mental...

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