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Peter D. Kramer


About the Author

Peter D. Kramer, MD, is “possibly the best-known psychiatrist in America,” as The New York Times put it. Peter Kramer received his MD from Harvard and is the bestselling author of Listening to Prozac, Should You Leave?, Spectacular HappinessMoments of Engagement, and Against Depression. In 2004, two programs of The Infinite Mind hosted by Kramer won top media awards: a Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television for an examination of “Domestic Violence,” and a National Mental Health Association Media Award for “Between Two Worlds: Mental Health for Immigrants. Kramer has written for The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book Review, The Washington Post, the (London) Times Literary Supplement, and U.S. News & World Report, among other publications. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where he is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University, and has a private practice. Visit Dr. Peter D. Kramer at

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