In psychiatrist Julie Holland's new book, Good Chemistry, she explores how psychedelic drugs, including LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and marijuana, might be used more widely in psychiatry to make treatment more efficient and effective.
Peter D. Kramer's new book is Against Depression. In it, the author of Listening to Prozac puts forth an understanding of depression as a modern scourge. Kramer argues that depression should be considered a disease — and treated as such. Kramer is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Brown University.