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Press: Audio & Video


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.

Jul 2020

MoMA Podcast: The Case for Artistic Genius

Andrew Solomon and Alex Halberstadt discuss whether creative genius is partly a function of timing, its uneasy relationship to race and gender, and Solomon’s contention that “genius reflects the ability to add something of value to human consciousness.”

Jun 2020

Beyond Well Podcast: What We Take From This

Andrew Solomon and Beyond Well host Sheila Hamilton discuss the COVID-19-induced epidemic of depression, anxiety, loneliness, job insecurity, and fears for the future.

Jun 2020

The Reaction Podcast: “Reality Feels Very Tenuous Right Now”

Andrew Solomon joins The Reaction Podcast host Alastair Benn for a discussion about the impact of the coronavirus on mental health.

May 2020

No Filter Podcast: 6 parents, 4 kids, 3 states: Andrew Solomon’s Beautiful Modern Family

Andrew Solomon joins Mia Freedman for an expansive, inspiring conversation about depression, sexuality and building a loving family.

May 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon and Bethany Saltman on the Science of Attachment

Andrew Solomon and Bethany Saltman discuss Saltman’s new book, Strange Situation, an investigation of attachment theory inspired by the author’s experience as a daughter and a parent.

May 2020

Video: Democracy Now! Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts Global Mental Health Crisis

Andrew Solomon talks to Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh about the loneliness, depression and anxiety precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 2020

Video: Boxed In: Anxiety & Depression in the Time of COVID-19

Andrew Solomon talks to Maureen Connolly about living with mental health disorders during the coronavirus pandemic, how to navigate social isolation, and what we can all do to emerge from this crisis healthy and whole.

May 2020

Audio: CBC: In Memoriam Dr. Richard Friedman

Andrew Solomon remembers his psychiatrist, the late Dr. Richard Friedman, who spent a lifetime fighting the idea that homosexuality was pathological.

Apr 2020

Video: Head Talks: The Need for Human Companionship

Andrew Solomon discusses the risk of isolation to people with mental illness, and strategies that can help us deal with it.