The word “pathologize” means to view or characterize something as medically or psychologically abnormal.  There is a peculiar trend in our society today to pathologize negative feelings like sadness and worry and positive feelings like joy or optimism.  Every day I see...

Every day someone new comes into my office on a psychoactive medication.  These include, but are not limited to, anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs.  They are prescribed by medical doctors – mostly primary care physicians – who are driven by a sincere desire to he...

Medication has been center stage in the treatment of depression.  There was a time when psychiatrists did talk therapy with their depressed patients.  Talking about what caused their depression and exploring ways to deal with these causes.   Nowadays psychiatrists see...

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