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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
The stories we tell about mental illness—others’ and our own
Discussing mental health and Uvalde
‘Healing’ Review: More Help for Mental Health, Please
When Therapists Become Activists
Keep Social-Justice Indoctrination Out of the Therapist’s Office
‘The Quick Fix’ Review: A Bias Toward Easy Answers
Don’t Undo the Trump Administration’s Mental-Health Reforms
Rethink Crisis Response (Unabridged Version)
Rethink Crisis Response
Questionable Psychological Science Won’t Change Police
Take Kanye West’s illness more seriously than his presidential ambitions
Take Kanye West’s illness more seriously than his presidential ambitions (Better Version with Hyperlinks)
‘The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code’ Review: Robbing Fear of Its Power
Is a Mental-Health Crisis Looming?
What The Supreme Court’s Decision Reveals About The Flaws In The Insanity Defense
The Columbia Conference on Mental Health Journalism & Media
Psychologists want to change how they treat men. That’s a problem.
A Panel Discussion: Understanding the 25th Amendment
Why so many missed warning signs in the Florida shooting?
Does It Take a Shrink to Evaluate Trump?
Why I Admire Anthony Weiner
Who Decides Whether Trump Is Unfit to Govern?
Who Decides Whether Trump Is Unfit to Govern? (Unabridged version)
Neurohype: A Field Guide to Exaggerated Brain-Based Claims
Organs for the Mentally Disabled
Her damaged brain forgot new experiences but she still improved on the viola
Use disabilities law to avoid violent confrontations with mentally disabled people
Advocacy From the Edge: Carrie Fisher spent decades advocating for mental health treatment and against stigma. Here’s how we should honor her.
It’s OK to Speculate About Trump’s Mental Health
The Ritalin Generation
Mental Health Reform Desperately Needed To Pass House And Senate
Is addiction a brain disease?
When our reason is hijacked by an uncontrollable urge
A Prescription for Mental-Health Policy
You Won’t Believe The Government Is Supporting This Crackpot Mental Health Therapy
What Government Researchers Get Wrong About Addiction
Exploring the mind’s power over the body
How Bad Can a Federal Agency Be?
Diagnosing the urge to run for office
Neurocentrism: Implications for Psychotherapy Practice and Research
Kicking the Habit: If addiction is a brain disease, addicts are mad, sick and defective. If it’s a failure of will, users are bad, immoral and weak.
Fixing America’s Mental-Health System
The adolescent brain defense: The Tsarnaev death sentence and beyond
Neuro-expert testifies for Tsarnaev
The ‘immature teen brain’ defense and the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial
Addiction and the brain-disease fallacy
The enigma of survival: How does one tell the untraumatized majority about the conditions that constitute the underworld of trauma?
Don’t Execute Schizophrenic Killers
Delivering Services to Individuals With Severe Mental Illness: SAMHSA Falls Short
Veterans Affairs Needs to Get a Clue About PTSD Treatment