Odes to Lithium

October 2, 2015 Shira Erlichman 0

Ode to Lithium #107 The Summer I was wrong, or arrogant, or hopeful, I told my Psychiatrist I could be rid of you by ⅔. In fact, I’d started adjusting the dose myself. I’m being […]

ADHD

March 25, 2015 Alyssa Siegel 0

It’s amazing how long it took me to realize that my son has ADHD. I suppose it’s because I had seen worse. I expected it to look somehow different than it did. My son as […] […]

The History and Tyranny of the DSM

August 3, 2014 Ben Peck 0

In 1971, gay activist Frank Kameny stormed the American Psychiatric Association’s annual conference, held that year in a Washington ballroom. Pushing his way past shocked elderly psychiatrists, he seized the microphone and shouted: “Psychiatry is […] […]

Adam Neal – The Paranormal Closet

May 16, 2013 Editor 0

If experiencing the paranormal is strange, and what is strange is queer, is the paranormal queer? By any logic, yes. Yes, it is. Strange and queer are synonymous, are they not? If the impulse to […]

Transcending Illusions: The Two Spaghetti Stories

November 5, 2012 Stanley Siegel 0

[An excerpt from The Patient Who Cured His Therapist: And Other Stories of Unconventional Therapy by Psychology Tomorrow’s Editor-in-Chief Stanley Siegel] TRANSCENDING ILLUSIONS Illusions, subconscious spasms of creativity, arise from a desperate need to transform the details of […]

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