Can Science Offer New Answers to Mental Illness?
August 15, 2014
No matter how much progress we make, mental illness is still largely a medical mystery.
The haunting private thoughts of one of the twentieth century's best known English poets.
Tens of thousands of parents believe it is. The psychiatric establishment disagrees.
What Should We Call Depression?
May 27, 2013
The different forms of depression have been hard to keep straight for centuries. One of our best historians of psychiatry has a bold proposal for making sense of the disease.
May 12, 2013
Right from the start of his career, it was clear that Terrence Malick was out to challenge the conventions of the art to which he was dedicating himself. Even that first film, Badlands, showed some unconventional ideas about time.
The Pernicious Politics of the DSM-V
May 08, 2013
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual is flawed, unscientific, and biased. And it's all we've got.