Mental Health

Fear Itself Fear Itself

Some people are scaring themselves about the wrong things in ways that are doing terrorists' work for them. Here's one physician's prescription for bringing irrational fears under ...

Sep 20, 2005 / Editorial / Dr. Marc Siegel

Death, Depression and Prozac Death, Depression and Prozac

Jeff Weise, teen slayer of ten, including himself, at the Red Lake Indian reservation in northern Minnesota, was on Prozac, prescribed by some doc.

Mar 31, 2005 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Antidepressants a Problem? We’re Shocked! Antidepressants a Problem? We’re Shocked!

Six years after Kip Kinkel, dosed up with Prozac, killed his parents and two students at Thurston High, in Oregon; five years after Eric Harris, dosed with Luvox, embarked on his...

Apr 1, 2004 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Trouble in Prozac Nation Trouble in Prozac Nation

Correction: Editorial tightening created the impression that two drug studies, by Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline, were one study by Pfizer. We regret the error.

Dec 18, 2003 / Editorial / Richard DeGrandpre

Also Turned Away Also Turned Away

Forty-four states in the United States today bar people with mental illnesses from voting.

Nov 6, 2003 / Feature / Michael Chandler and Jamie York

The Supermax Solution The Supermax Solution

The billboard at the east entrance to the remote rural village of Tamms, Illinois, reads "Tamms: The First Super Max," and below, in lowercase letters, "a good place to live." ...

Feb 13, 2003 / Editorial / Regan Good

Depression Confession Depression Confession

How will we know when women have achieved equality? Male politicians will all be bachelors.

Jun 10, 1999 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Interview: “Disposable Soldiers” Interview: “Disposable Soldiers”

BBC/PRI's "The World" interviews reporter Joshua Kors about his ongoing series on the deliberate misdiagnosis of injured returning veterans. 

May 8, 2010 / Audio / Press Room