I have written before that there is no original evil left in the world; everyone
In an age dominated by quick fixes, e-mail and Twitter, it’s easy to keep wearing
EMPATHY — the capacity to feel the emotions of others as one’s own — is
Marriages are difficult — almost all of them. This should come as a relief to
Headlines about predators like Anthony Sowell, whose “House of Horrors” in Cleveland contained the remains
During the past 17 years I have treated thousands of patients, including the homeless, government
A whole new group of patients is finding its way to my office. People in
THESE days, the things that pass for friendship make me think that people have forgotten
I’VE treated at least a few hundred people with at tention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The
GEORGE Sodini, the man who opened fire in a Penn sylvania health club Tuesday night,
INFIDELITY is often treated as the atom bomb of marriage problems. When an affair is
OVER the course of my work, I end up treating many patients for alcohol abuse.
A lot of men and women have been turning up in my office lately because
LATELY, scores of parents have been contacting me with concerns about their children’s characters. Their
PEOPLE are stories. Our lives proceed through childhood to adolescence and then into adulthood, much
THEY say all you need is love — and having practiced psychiatry for 16 years,
AS many as 20 percent of American teenagers now do it: send nude or partly
WHAT’S harder to talk to your kids about than sex? For many families, it’s death.
REJECTION is a normal part of life. But coping with it or learning from it?
THE lousy economy has become an unexpected ally of mine in the part of my