Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Jerome C. Wakefield

Jerome C. Wakefield is Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at New York University and author (with Allan V. Horwitz) of The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow into Depressive Disorder.

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The Right to Massacre?

The shootings of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others in Arizona last month have elicited calls for policy changes. But, given the near-impossibility of predicting which few mentally ill… read more

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Is Sadness a Disease?

Physicians throughout history have recognized that the symptoms of normal sadness and depressive disorder were similar. But it has only been in the last 30 years that diagnostic criteria stopped… read more

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