T. Byram Karasu says bereavement isn’t a disorder to be added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
T. Byram Karasu, M.D., is Silverman Professor and the University Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Montefiore Medical Center.
He is the author of two novels Of God and Madness and Gotham Chronicles: The Culture of Sociopathy; a book of poetry, Rags of My Soul; and two best sellers The Art of Serenity and The Spirit of Happiness.
Technology has turned flashing into an act that can be performed instantly to an audience of millions.
As Tiger Woods undergoes treatment, T. Byram Karasu—the University Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College—says medicalizing normal human behavior doesn’t help anyone.