Why do we fail so spectacularly at treating addiction? Maybe because we’ve never been able to agree on what it is.
(I’m often asked what has happened to a particular person, or trend, that I’ve written about in The New York Times Magazine. People want to know what happened to the transgender middle-schooler, M., who was secretly living as a boy. Or they want to know how the young gay married couples I profiled are doing […]
Add a University of New Hampshire study to the host of others that have found that marijuana is not a gateway drug, and that harder drug use depends more on social or environmental factors than on whether a person smokes weed. “There seems to be this idea that we can prevent later drug problems by […]
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What’s Benoit Denizet-Lewis to do when his dad brings home a woman who resembles—but isn’t—his mom? You mean besides therapy?