Peter D. Kramer - lareviewofbooks - Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:45

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Peter D. Kramer
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Peter D. Kramer (Ordinarily Well from Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is the author of seven books, including Against Depression, Should You Leave, the novel Spectacular Happiness, and the international (and New York Times) best seller Listening to Prozac.

Peter D. Kramer - lareviewofbooks - Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:45

lareviewofbooks

Peter D. Kramer
lareviewofbooks
Peter D. Kramer (Ordinarily Well from Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is the author of seven books, including Against Depression, Should You Leave, the novel Spectacular Happiness, and the international (and New York Times) best seller Listening to Prozac ...

Books|Review: 'The Year of the Runaways,' About Fighting for Scraps in a New Country - New York Times - Monday, March 21, 2016 - 21:21

Books|Review: 'The Year of the Runaways,' About Fighting for Scraps in a New Country
New York Times
Even as waves of refugees fleeing the war in Syria have created an urgent world crisis, many immigrants who have already made it to Europe have been grappling with prejudice, poverty and unemployment. No recent novel does a more powerful job of ...

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Books|Review: In 'Switched On,' John Elder Robison's Asperger's Brain Is Changed - New York Times - Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 21:45

Books|Review: In 'Switched On,' John Elder Robison's Asperger's Brain Is Changed
New York Times
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, doctors hoped to activate neurological pathways in his brain that would deepen his emotional intelligence. Driving home after his first session, Mr. Robison cranked up a song he'd heard countless times ...

Balancing Patient Freedom With Safety And Well Being - Huffington Post - Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 18:25

Balancing Patient Freedom With Safety And Well Being
Huffington Post
I have always hated involuntary psychiatric treatment. It is demeaning to human dignity, subject to abuse, and extremely unpleasant both to experience and to recommend. But there are rare times when pressuring someone into treatment becomes the lesser ...

Americas|Tempers Flare in Brazil Over Intercepts of Calls by Ex-President 'Lula' - New York Times - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 23:31

New York Times

Americas|Tempers Flare in Brazil Over Intercepts of Calls by Ex-President 'Lula'
New York Times
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazil's former president, after he was sworn in as the chief of staff for the current president, Dilma Rousseff, in Brasilia on Thursday. Credit Evaristo Sa/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. RIO DE JANEIRO — “In Brazil ...

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Books|Review: 'We Love You, Charlie Freeman,' Kaitlyn Greenidge's Debut Novel - New York Times - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 22:07

New York Times

Books|Review: 'We Love You, Charlie Freeman,' Kaitlyn Greenidge's Debut Novel
New York Times
Kaitlyn Greenidge's terrifically auspicious debut novel, “We Love You, Charlie Freeman,” begins with a deceptively high-concept premise. The four members of the black Freeman family are about to become fish out of water. The year is 1990. They have ...

Parents applaud progress of Murphy bill - Danbury News Times - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 20:06

Parents applaud progress of Murphy bill
Danbury News Times
NEWTOWN - Federal legislation to fix the nation's broken mental health system, now advancing to a Senate vote, was welcomed Thursday as an encouraging sign by parents of Sandy Hook massacre victims. “Research is really the key right now, because ...

Letters: Writing Women - New York Times - Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 20:19

Letters: Writing Women
New York Times
I was taken aback to read in Brenda Wineapple's review of Anne Boyd Rioux's “Constance Fenimore Woolson” (March 6) that Woolson, when she was working on a novel, was “plagued by a debilitating pain in her right arm” that was “most likely ...

Review: 'And Then All Hell Broke Loose,' Richard Engel's Memoir of Reporting From the Middle East - New York Times - Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 05:25

Review: 'And Then All Hell Broke Loose,' Richard Engel's Memoir of Reporting From the Middle East
New York Times
When Richard Engel was 13, traveling abroad with his parents, he dreamed of becoming a reporter. He imagined working at the old International Herald Tribune and living in an apartment in Paris, overlooking the Champs-Élysées. He saw himself wearing ...

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Antidepressants heighten fall risks in residents with dementia - Long Term Living

Antidepressants heighten fall risks in residents with dementiaLong Term LivingThe study examined Medicare claims data from 2007-2009 involving nursing home residents with dementia who had recently been prescribed an antidepressant or an antipsychotic.

Pittsfield: NAMI offers recovery support for veterans - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Pittsfield: NAMI offers recovery support for veteransBerkshire Eagle (subscription)The National Alliance on Mental Illness Berkshire County will hold the Peer-to-Peer Veterans Group from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7 and 8, at the NAMI office at 333 East St., Room 417.

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