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Press: Audio & Video

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.

Apr 2020

Video: Family Equality Hosts An Evening With Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Family Equality for a never-before-shared reading of his new work in progress, and a conversation about depression and anxiety, fatherhood, and social distancing.

Apr 2020

Audio: Radio New Zealand: Depression, Anxiety and the Virus

“It’s not that an antidepressant will make people unafraid of this mysterious and awful virus, nor that a single hug will mitigate their profound aloneness, but they can help.”

Apr 2020

Video: System Update: Mental Health Dimensions of the Coronavirus Pandemic and Isolation Measures

Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Solomon and Johann Hari discuss the mental health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, and what quarantining and maintaining social isolation means to our emotional well being.

Mar 2020

The PEN Pod: Mental Health & the Outbreak

Andrew Solomon and Stephen Fee discuss the national debate over the risks of social isolation and its consequences for mental health.

Feb 2020

Video: A Discussion on Depression

Andrew Solomon talks about depression in kids and families and when to get help.