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Book Launch March 22, 2013

The Takeaway w/ John Hockenberry

Word of Mouth w/ Virginia Prescott

Vermont Edition w/ Jane Lindholm

The :30 – WCAX-TV w/ Kristin Carlson

This I Believe: Rhode Island Public Radio



Who’s Crazy Now?
The Controversy over the DSM-5.

Treatment-Resistant Depression Part 1
How the many causes of depression ultimately make all cures individual.

Treatment-Resistant Depression Part 2
TMS, Ketamine, other new treatments, and a few basic ways that might help you get through the day.

Treatment-Resistant Depression Part 3
The Hope for Depression Foundation’s search for neurobiology solutions.

All Psychiatry Is Personal
My perspective on the work of Robert Whitaker and whether meds do or don’t work. 

Staying on the Bus
Getting older un-gracefully.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs
From a new book I’m writing about why adolescents need information instead of just scary stories and statistics.




“A searingly honest and deeply researched account of a mysterious and pervasive illness. Blistein takes us into the heart of his Inferno, combing through clinical and scientific literature and plumbing personal testimonies to create a vivid, unforgettable image of this very personal form of hell. A wonderful and important book.”

— Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies

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Published by Hatherleigh Press
Distributed by Random House