The Medication Generation Grows Up

Reviewing Dosed From A Different Perspective

Emma Bragdon of the spiritual healing site Creating Spiritual Alliances reviewed Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up. Her takeaway from the book is very different from my own focus, as well as other reader and reviewer reactions: Ms Barnett also assesses the impact of psychiatric drugs—but her […]

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Guest Lecture at Rutgers About Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up

I gave a guest lecture at Rutgers on Oct. 22 about Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up, college mental health and issues involved in taking psychiatric meds from a young age. The talk was at the university’s New Brunswick campus, sponsored by Rutgers school of social work […]

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My Review of A Hidden Madness

My review of James T.R. Jones’ A Hidden Madness is up at Psych Central. The book is interesting because, as I write in the review, it is not so much an account of dramatic breakdowns as an example of how one man secretly coped – year in […]

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Book Signing at Columbia

Thanks to the Columbia Alumni Association for featuring Dosed in its inaugural Alumni Author Book Fair on Oct. 13th. It was a pleasure to meet other authors and to meet with the many bibliophiles who turned up. More info on books and authors here.

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American Psychological Association review: Dosed is “a telling glimpse” into world of medication for children

PsycCRITIQUES, the reviews website of The American Psychological Association, is calling Dosed a must-read on the topic of psychiatric medication for children. Reviewer John Edward Ruark is a psychiatrist who has spent the past 30 years prescribing medication for children with psychiatric conditions, as well as providing […]

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Interview with Blisstree.com about Dosed

‘The Medication Generation” Has Grown Up…Now What? Elizabeth Nolan Brown of Blisstree.com interviews Kaitlin Bell Barnett about Dosed and “the medication generation:” Are we ‘overmedicating’ today’s youth with Ritalin and Prozac? The issue routinely gets dredged up by parents and media outlets, but it’s hardly a new […]

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Interview with Ladies’ Home Journal about sharing meds

Kenneth Miller interviewed me for a story in the September issue of Ladies Home Journal about the dangers of sharing prescription medication. I talked about how the “ask your doctor” era of pharmaceutical advertising has helped promote the idea of patients as consumers, which may contribute to […]

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Minding Therapy features Dosed

Psychotherapist Ros Johnson, of the blog Minding Therapy and author of a comic novel about an “overwhelmed shrink,” has a post up featuring Dosed. She references a Huffington Post piece I wrote to help parents guide their kids through the often-complex process of taking medication. She also […]

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Children’s Mental Health Network post on Foster Kids and Medications

I have a guest column up at The Children’s Mental Health Network, which acts as a nexus of information, advocacy, and resources for families, mental health professionals, doctors, foster care and other systems and other groups and individuals with a stake in kids’ emotional and behavioral health. […]

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Interview with BookMarketingBuzz blog

Brian Feinblum of BookMarketingBuzzBlog interviewed me about what inspired me to write Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up, my background before becoming an author, and the future of the publishing industry. The interview is posted below and is available here: Interview With Author Kaitlin Bell Barnett 1.  […]

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