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The Other Side of Normal

Summary: Harvard Psychiatrist Jordan Smoller explores where our personalities come from and how early experiences and genetics influence our minds.
Air Date: 8/25/12
Duration: 60
Host: Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Harvard psychiatrist Jordan Smoller
Jordan Smoller, M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is the author of The Other Side of Normal: How Biology Is Providing the Clues to Unlock the Secrets of Normal and Abnormal Behavior published by William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
  • Book Title: The Other Side of Normal: How Biology Is Providing the Clues to Unlock the Secrets of Normal and Abnormal Behavior
The Other Side of Normal
How do we become who we are? Tune in to Harvard Psychiatrist Jordan Smoller, author of The Other Side of Normal. He explores where our personalities come from and how early experiences and genetics influence our minds. Smoller argues that psychiatric disorders are variations of the same brain systems that evolved to help us deal with life's daily challenges.

His groundbreaking research and experiences treating psychological disorders may change the way you think about what it means to be "normal."

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