A New Map of Adolescence

May 4, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The Penn Gazette has a feature article focusing on the pathbreaking research on adolescence by Vivian Setzer, author of Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents. And so they gather, these

HuffPo on Mental Illness

November 12, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Anis Shivani reviews Richard P. Bentall’s Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good? In the 1960s, a movement called “antipsychiatry” (prompted in Britain by R. D. Laing and in

A Prescription for Mental Health Care Reform

November 2, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Timothy Kelly, author of Healing the Broken Mind, has an op-ed in the Washington Post today. “For too many Americans with mental illness, the mental health services they need remain fragmented, disconnected and often inadequate,

Stephen Colbert: “I’m fat, you’re fat”

October 15, 2009 nyupressblog 0

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c The Obesity Epidemic – Amy Farrell www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Michael Moore Amy Farrell, contributor to The Fat Studies Reader and author of

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