December 2010

Another Good Book

December 12, 2010

Manufacturing Depression, by Gary Greenberg An excellent account of the history of the psychiatric concept of depression.  Dr. Greenberg provides a fairly unique perspective, as he is an experienced psychotherapist who has had some personal experience with depression.  In his writing he draws material from both sides of the desk.  He also identifies and discusses […]

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DSM and Disability

December 12, 2010

Every society in every generation makes errors.  Some of the errors are minor.  Some are major.  One of the great errors of the 20th century was this:  we accepted the spurious notion that a wide range of life’s problems were in fact illnesses.  This spurious notion was initiated with good intentions – to provide shelter […]

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Grand Rounds at Highlight Health

December 7, 2010

Grand Rounds is up at Highlight Health.  The theme is The Impact of Healthcare Reform, and Walter Jessen has included posts that cover many different perspectives on this timely subject.  Stop by and have a look.

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