Category Archives: Psychology Psychiatry

The Daltrey Townshend teenage and young adult cancer center at UCLA

May 4, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage

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The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Founder of MusiCorps, Arthur Bloom, and one of the musicians in the band,

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CBS promotes outrageous pro-coffee research, again

Update May 8, 2016- HBO’s John Oliver focused on this problem of TV news misrepresenting the

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The new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioid pain pills

June 1, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Pain pill prescriptions have quadrupled since the 1990’s as drug companies stepped up marketing and funded

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The 23andMe home genetics test kit controversy

December 19, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1 of our interview with Robert Klitzman, MD, ethics professor at Columbia University, we

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Book review: “ADHD Does Not Exist” By Richard Saul, MD

March 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Richard Saul, MD strived to be provocative with his new book ADHD Does Not Exist. He not only succeeded, but also backed up his bold assertion with ample sound logic and supporting data. … Continue reading

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You can now buy “medical marijuana” in New York

January 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The medical marijuana dispensaries in New York are now open. However, you might be disappointed.

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Reliable gun violence statistics

February 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults,

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Stephen Colbert mocks the new “female viagra” flibanserin

September 20, 2015- Well, the real CBS news did an atrocious job covering this story, so the fake newsman

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Thoughts on the golf swing

August 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD I thought that Tiger Woods, in his prime, was playing the best golf that a human could possibly play.

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The super cool new drug: Marijuana

May 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was watching Green Day give their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech and the

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Tiger Woods’ career ended after he bulked up

April 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Ten years ago, Tiger Woods hit one of the most memorable shots in golf when he chipped in a birdie on

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Did antidepressants cause the Germanwings pilot to commit suicide and mass homicide?

March 30, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD The facts are now becoming known in the Germanwings Flight 9525. The co-pilot, 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz, was being

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Football head injuries down after rules change

Update January 20, 2015- The PBS news show Frontline has been tracking the number

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Violent video games and aggressive behavior

March 30, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD A recent JAMA paper connects the dots between violent video games and aggressive behavior.

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Steven E. Greer, MD, on CNBC discussing antidepressants

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Update on the DEA’s efforts to curb the “pain pill mill” problem in Florida

March 7, 2012  By Steven Greer, MD We previously interviewed Special Agent Mark Trouville, the DEA agent in charge of tackling the rampant abuse of prescription opioid pain pills in Florida, and the “pain pill mill” system.

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Selective publication of positive trials on antidepressants

January 7, 2008- Interviewed and produced by Steven Greer, MD Erick Turner, MD, psychiatrist at Oregon Health and Science University and former FDA medical

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