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City Wants Health Department to Assume New Role with Mentally Ill

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

A proposed New York City Health Department initiative would target people suffering a "first episode" of schizophrenia—and give the city a more active role in treating many mentally ill New Yorkers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Psychopath Test

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Jon Ronson, journalist and author of The Men Who Stare At Goats, joins us to discuss his new book, The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry.

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The Takeaway

How to Know if You're a Psychopath

Monday, May 16, 2011

Journalist Jon Ronson has made his living writing about real people whose lives read like science fiction. "The Men Who Stare at Goats" is probably his best known work. Centering on the U.S. military’s efforts to develop paranormal warfare techniques, it was made into a Hollywood movie starring George Clooney and Jeff Bridges. Ronson’s newest work explores something just as strange and fascinating. It’s called “The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry.”

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Following Up: Pot and Psychosis

Friday, January 14, 2011

Maia Szalavitz, neuroscience journalist and contributor to Time magazine's Healthland blog, discusses some of the research examining the connection between marijuana use and psychosis.

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