Aha Stories

Aha Moments and the serendipity of insight.

Top 10 2012

10,9,8,.... and 2 and 1: GO!

A Happy New Year!

This time of the year poetry comes in handy. A Happy New Year!

The Uncertainty of Depression

Depression asks: To be or not to be?

Newtown Connecticut: Reflections on Sorrow

In this time of sorrow, it is so much more disturbing to see that what I wrote five years ago is as actual today as back then. Time is supposed to not only heal, but teach us good lessons. Hopefully, five years from now, this will only be a sad memory, and will no longer ring as true as today.

To Charge Ahead Relentless to Cross that Finish Line

What did we learn from the Olympic games?

Psychiatry and Culture

Sandwiched between genes and memes.

Faith in Psychiatry

Get Placebo on your side.

Newer Is Not Always Better

To switch or not to switch? This is the question - when it comes to second generation neuroleptics...

Psychiatry and Society

Is psychiatry shaping the society or the other way around?

Psychiatry on Trial

To psych or not to psych? This is the question.

Reality as an Illusion

To lie or not to lie?

Schizophrenia, Neuroleptics, and the Illusion of Treatment Resistance

When it comes to schizophrenia, don't give up on that person you care about just because they don't want to talk to you.

Quixotic Qnexa and Other Non-Quintessential Queries

Having a diet pill for dessert doesn't cancel out the dessert you just had.

Exercise That Amyloid

Exercise discriminates against specific genes right to freely express in the brain.

Medicalized Psychiatry: Is an M.D. Sufficient?

Is your psychiatrist a philosopher?

Johnny Cash and Mental Hurt

Artistic, sensitive or neurotic?

Psychosis Is NOT Good for the Brain

Does mental illness help or hurt the brain? You will be the judge.