Mental Illness Swam in my Genes

Mental Illness Swam In My Genes…

Giulia Rhodes, The Guardian recently interviewed Dr. Hallowell for her her article, Mental Illness Swam In My Genes…. She asked him why he wanted to become a psychiatrist. Dr. Hallowell replied:  “I wanted to become a psychiatrist because I wanted to understand my people in particular and crazy people in general.”   The “selfish desire”, he says, was always to save his family: “There was a drive to repair families, repair my own – though it was too late for that, of course.”

Read more HERE!

Learn more about Dr. Hallowell and mental illness in his Memoir, Because I Come From A Crazy Family The Making of A Psychiatrist.

and in his blog post on “Crazy” does not equate dangerous.”


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