The Week Starts Here

The Week Starts Here — Robin Williams: Is there a link between the creative process & depression? – August 17, 2014

Producer/Host Veronica Faisant and Clinical Psychologist, Author, Radio & TV host Dr. Brenda Wade discuss Robin Williams, the public’s reactions to his passing and theories re. the causes of clinical depression.

Dr. Wade’s background in physical science, along with decades of treating clients who struggle with depression, support her theory of genetic factors being pivotal in the manifestation of mental illness.  Dr. Wade believes Clinical depression is treatable.

Host, Veronica Faisant explores, what she considers, the tension between creative expression, and American society’s discomfort with non-conformity.  Creative individuals are often scapegoated and isolated in the emotional sense.

• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Get Woke with Rising up with Sonali at 5 am, Democracy Now at 6 am, Upfront at 7 am and Democracy Now again at 9 am      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      • Thank Berkeley restaurant Stella Nonna for their delicious contribution to the fund drive      

Share This