Although depression is reportedly twice as likely to occur in women, men are more than twice as likely to commit suicide. Jed Diamond’s research into these lopsided figures show how diagnoses of depression are charged with cultural norms of gender.
Is it ethically defensible to “treat” a healthy individual so that he can excel in a given career? Is it ethically defensible to deny him that treatment?
Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.
Two pop cultural icons—Edward Hopper and Prozac—together in one poem.
We talked to Gordon G. Gallup Jr., the psychologist who conducted the original semen-as-antidepressant study.
New cartoons from Andy Singer.