Nassir Ghaemi

Books and Writings

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Why is it that all those who have become eminent in philosophy or politics or poetry or the arts turn out to be melancholics, and some of them even show morbid signs caused by black bile?


Clinical Psychopharmacology: Winner of the 2020 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers for Excellence in Biological and Life Sciences
Man at Desk

Selected Works

Oxford University Press, 2019

Clinical Psychopharmacology offers a comprehensive guide to clinical practice that explores two major aspects of the field: the clinical research that exists to guide clinical practice of psychopharmacology, and the application of that knowledge with attention to the individualized aspects of clinical practice..

Penguin Press, 2011

A New York Times bestselling investigation into the surprisingly deep correlation between mental illness and successful leadership, as seen through some of history’s greatest politicians, generals, and businesspeople.

Johns Hopkins University Press

Depression is complex, and we need guides to help us understand it, guides who comprehend it existentially as part of normal human experience and clinically as sometimes needing the right kind of treatment, including medications.

See also my clinical website for current blog posts and e-books on clinical topics.