Daniel Bergner

Author

Author of Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family

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Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

The search for our psyches: A new path forward in treating mental disorders

Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

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Ryan Speedo Green grew up in a trailer park in Southeastern Virginia. His dad was gone. His mom often beat him and his brother.

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