Dr. Ben Greenberg – Brain Surgery for Severe Psychiatric Disorders

Dr. Ben Greenberg

Brian Ross’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was so severe it kept him from leaving the house. Two years ago a doctor performed psychosurgery, operating directly into his brain.  “It saved my life,” he says. Gerry Radano also had brain surgery to treat her O.C.D. and wrote a book about it called “Contaminated: My Journey out of Obsessive ... Read More...

‘Deal or No Deal’ Host Howie Mandel Shares About His Life With OCD and ADD

Deal or No Deal Host, Howie Mandel released a new book Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me. It deals with his lifelong struggle with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) and ADD (attention deficit disorder). Here are some excerpts from a personal interview, as provided by U.S. News & World Report. When were you diagnosed with OCD and ADD? Do ... Read More...

Dr. Jess Shatkin – NYU Student Jumps to Death in Bobst Library

Dr. Jess Shatkin

A 20-year old NYU student leaped to his death from the 10th floor of Bobst Library, leaving a suicide note behind in his dorm. This tragedy once again revives the concerns about the high number of suicides at this college in recent years. Dr. Jess P. Shatkin, director of Undergraduate Studies in Child and Adolescent Mental Health at NYU Langone ... Read More...

Advice for Shopaholics like Rebecca Bloomwood

Dr. Donald Black

In the movie “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” gorgeous Rebecca Bloomwood is a vision in Gucci, Prada and Chanel and loves nothing more than to spend, spend, and spend. She loses everything, BUT quickly turns things around getting the job of her dreams and finding a rich hunk who sweeps her off her feet. The message is, max out your American ... Read More...