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Lloyd I Sederer M.D.
This Bollywood film is different. It takes us deep into Indian culture, with its long-standing animus to gay people.
The deepest dives we take are into family and love – love lost, love discovered, love recovered, and love that may be around the corner.
It is very hard to create a Manchurian Candidate, a person chemically or psychologically altered to forget trauma or obey the tyranny of others.
Evil cares not whose body it occupies, male or female
The attack was perpetrated by one man, Anders Breivik, in his 20s, with a back story of being a loner, suffused with xenophobic, neo-Nazi ideas.
A guru in rapture who is fervently out to change the consciousness of the world.
The record shows that it usually took about twenty years before a remake of A Star Is Born appears: 1937, 1954 and 1976. 2018 brings us the 4th version.
The life and lessons of Mr. Fred Rogers.
It is never too late, we witness, for a woman to cast off decades of subservience, the pretense of wellbeing, and suffering.
Death visits with and without an invitation...why invite it?
Cultures need their icons, those figures whose presence and fame go beyond their achievements.
The line between being a murderer or not is not a bright one, more readily breached than we imagine.
I just watched 8 films, two of them twice, in two-and-a-half days.
Never before has a Somali (and woman and Muslim) won a statewide or national election in the USA.
Unpacking Unsane and Priceless, two films about abductions that could not be more different.
What will tomorrow bring? Anyone who thinks they know should know better.
Writing and shooting a film about communism meant for Westerners, especially Americans, can’t exactly be easy.
Opioids work (until they don’t): they are an immensely effective means of alleviating physical and psychic pain, as well as social malaise and ennui.
Hardly any family member, friend or co-worker is spared knowing someone with addiction. What can you do to help?
A new book takes us into the consulting room through stories in warm and clear prose.
What happened to that wonderful, even angelic child we knew before he or she turned teen? Did we do something wrong…
No other issues in mental health seem to ignite flames as great and persistent as do liberty and privacy.
"The Mind of God" is an elegant and wise book that leads us to wonder about and fashion our own unique answers to some of the most baffling and vital of questions.
An estimated 15% of these incarcerated men and women will have a serious mental illness, and approximately 50% have an active substance use disorder, or both.
In this beautiful and sorrowful HBO documentary, we crisscross this country to meet families who represent today’s victims of the opioid epidemic.
Do you know the 4 secrets, hiding in plain sight, to improve our health and mental health? Take a read...
This documentary takes us into the life of Linda Bishop, and her family and caregivers. She was found dead in a New Hampshire home several months after her hospital discharge.
Why do some people do well and others not when ill with a disease?
Want to lead a longer, healthier life? The answer is in your telomeres!
Can microdosing acid (LSD) help a variety of serious mental and addictive disorders?
Lloyd Sederer, M.D., is a psychiatrist, public health doctor, and medical journalist. He is Adjunct Professor at the Columbia/Mailman School of Public Health.