Friday, August 29, 2014

Bret Stephens: The Meltdown

8/29/14.  Much to ponder.


http://www.commentarymagazine.com/article/the-meltdown/

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Manic-Depression and Robin Williams

8/13/14. Nassir Ghaemi, psychiatrist and expert on mood disorders, talks about Robin Williams and manic-depressive illness.

Of note, antidepressants often make this disorder worse.

Many people with this diagnosis are not taking gold standard medication for effective treatment:  lithium --- a medication proven to reduce suicides.


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mood-swings/201408/not-depression-manic-depression-and-robin-williams

Joseph Epstein: A Master Essayist Releases a New Collection

8/13/14. My favorite essay writer ---- read, enjoy, and learn.


http://www.vqronline.org/criticism/2014/08/master-essayist-releases-new-collection

Getting Men to Couples Therapy