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Letter in NY Times about Psychologists’ Participation in Torture during the “War on Terror”

The letter can be found here .  The fact that the US engaged in torture–by any international definition of torture– during our “war on terror” will go down as one of our most egregious ethical lapses.  Even calling it a “lapse” … Continue reading

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My book Almost Addicted won an award for excellence in medical writing!

Several days ago I received notice that Almost Addicted won the Will Solemine Award for Excellence in Medical Writing by the American Medical Writers Association.  This is an award for medical writing that is geared toward a general audience.  I am … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Please see my just published post on Psychology Today.  Although it stimulates the same brain receptors that marijuana does, synthetic marijuana (also known as K2 or Spice, among other names) is dramatically more potent than marijuana itself and also carries … Continue reading

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