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The Gaslight Effect: The History of Gaslighting and Its Destructive Power

Dr. Robin Stern, a psychoanalyst of 30 years, describes what gaslighting is, the history of it, and its effect on those experiencing it.


Welcome to the Madhouse: Q&A with Psychiatrist Stephen Seager

Dr. Stephen Seager, author of the astounding book 'Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally Insane,' joins Patrick Sauer for a conversation about violence and reform in state mental hospitals.


OK2Talk: Teens and a Harvard Neurologist Break the Stigma Around Mental Illness

In "The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain," Alice W. Flaherty offers statistics supporting the association between mood disorders and the creative muse, stating that writers are ten times more likely to be manic-depressive than the rest of the population, and poets a staggering forty times more likely. Last week’s launch of OK2Talk, a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring teens and young adults opening up about their experiences with mental illness could be just the catalyst struggling young people, including young writers, need to communicate their own symptoms and fears and find effective help.


Brooklyn Zoo: The Education of a Psychotherapist

Darcy Lockman's memoir, Brooklyn Zoo: The Education of a Psychotherapist, is just out in paperback. Nathan Gelgud illustrates her experience at Kings County Hospital in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.