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Oct 2020

Video: A Good Time to Be Born: Perri Klass and Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Perri Klass to discuss her new book, “A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future.”

Oct 2020

Audio: The Quarantine Tapes: Our Mental Health in the Age of Social Distancing

“I think there’s an almost universal experience of loss that is devastating to many of the people who have lost not only their connection to the friends they no longer see and the places they no longer go, but to their sense of stability and security in the world.”

Oct 2020

Reimagining Community in Rapidly Changing Times

“I think this has been an occasion for people to withdraw from hectic lives, and to focus quite tightly on the people whom they are closest to, including, in many instances, family.”

Oct 2020

Video: Boxed In: The Pandemic’s Psychological Impact on Children

Author Andrew Solomon and school counselor Amanda Jo Bustamante discuss the psychological effects — fear, anxiety and social isolation — of the COVID-19 pandemic on children.

Oct 2020

Audio: Shrink Speak: A Grieving Nation: Coping With Loss, Unrest and Politics

Authors Andrew Solomon and Kay Jamison join Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman to discuss how to process the cycle of emotional responses inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and concurrent political turmoil.

Oct 2020

Video: Narratives of Health and Identity: Danielle Spencer with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins author Danielle Spender for a discussion of her new book, “Metagnosis: Revelatory Narratives of Health and Identity.”

Sep 2020

Are We Moving Towards a Better Society or Regressing?

Privileged Americans have achieved greater acceptance for a range of identities, from deafness to autism to transgender, but there’s a large underclass. And the idea that somehow justice will trickle down is naive.

Sep 2020

The Noonday Demon: “I want to let people who suffer from depression know that they are not alone”

We can endure such terrible pain and trauma, yet we are still willing to help others generously.

Sep 2020

Audio: The Noonday Demon: Talkspace Interview with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Derrick Hull, Talkspace’s VP of Clinical Research and Development, for a discussion of scientific research on depression and how it fits into the broader systemic way in which we approach mental illness.

Sep 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon at Cognition: Unisinos Online Conference

Andrew Solomon discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.