Lynn Schackman, M.D., has been a practicing psychiatrist for twelve years, specializing in anxiety disorders. She graduated from Yale University and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and did her psychiatry training at the New York Hospital Payne Whitney Clinic. She is a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College and a clinical affiliate at the New York Hospital, and has been an investigator in research on obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder. She maintains a private practice in New York City.
Shelagh Ryan Masline is a writer and editor who specializes in health and lifestyle topics. Her recent titles include: The Johns Hopkins Family Medical Guide to Back Pain; Aromatherapy: Healing with Essential Oils; and Prescription and Non-Prescription Medications for Children: What Parents Need to Know.
Roger Granet, M.D., F.A.P.A., series editor for the Dell Mental Health Guides, has practiced psychiatry for twenty years. He is clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, lecturer in psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, consulting psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, attending psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Division, and director of consultation-liaison psychiatry at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He also maintains a private practice in Morristown, New Jersey.