Depression is a Communicable Disease

I’m very pleased to announce my first lecture of the fall/winter season, and one that couldn’t be more timely. With all of the concern circulating about new infectious diseases, there is o...

When the clown stops laughing.

The death of Robin Williams has created a worldwide outpouring of sadness and grief that I have not often witnessed. Though we all know how closely linked depression and comedic skill can be, it is st...

The Doctor of the Future

Watching the news, it is difficult to escape the conclusion that humanity is fast approaching a turning point of great impact. I’m not speaking of ISIS or the Gaza-Israeli conflagration; conflic...