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Sally Satel, M.D.
How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine
About the Author
Medicine and Psychiatry
Tobacco Harm Reduction
Testimony and Related Commentary
Smoking Out Cliches About Race
Suicide Risks and SSRIs: New Data Should Change the Equation
The IOM Report: Too Quick to Diagnose Bias
An Internet Lifeline, in Search of a Kidney (Unabridged Version)
An Internet Lifeline, in Search of a Kidney
Much Ado About Meth?
Political Science: Is the GOP the elephant in the laboratory?
Where’s the Choice?
A Whiff of ‘Reefer Madness’ in U.S. Drug Policy
Defining Down Mental Illness
‘The Ethical Brain’: Mind Over Gray Matter
A Cautionary Tale
Saving Our Vets Once They’re Home: The right kind of mental health treatment is vital.
Good to Grow
Good to Grow (Unabridged Version)
An Infantile Policy
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Issues and Controversies
The Children of Ground Zero,
Just the Facts, Ma’am
Data do not support ban on silicone breast implants
Where Were You on 1/14?
An Infamy of One’s Own (Unabridged version of Where Were You on 1/14?)
Bread and Shelter, Yes. Psychiatrists, No.
Brain-based leniency would give teen killers a pass
TCS Convention on Biodiversity Coverage: Diminishing Biodiverse Returns
Some Gene Research Just Isn’t Worth the Money
Some Gene Research Just Isn’t Worth the Money (Unabridged Version)
The Therapy Reflex
Race and medicine can mix without prejudice
Doctors Behind Bars: Treating Pain Is Now Risky Business
Are You Normal? Think Again
The Rush to Black Label (or Blackball) SSRIs
Bad Medicine? The data on anti-depressants and child suicide aren’t conclusive.
Bad Medicine? The data on anti-depressants and child suicide aren’t conclusive. (Expanded Version)
Drugged and Confused
A Case of Colorblind Care
WHO’s Dubious Bag of HIV Medicines
WHO’s Dubious Bag of HIV Medicines (Unabridged Version)
The Perils of Putting National Leaders on the Couch
Two Countries, Two Views on Antidepressants
Where There’s Smoke
A Smokeless Alternative To Quitting
A Smokeless Alternative To Quitting–Unabridged Version
Returning From Iraq, Still Fighting Vietnam
Don’t Despair over Disparities
Health and the Income Inequality Hypothesis: A Doctrine in Search of Data
Out of the Asylum, Into The Cell