A Question of Intent: A Great American Battle With a Deadly Industry
by David A. Kessler, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and professor of pediatrics, medicine and public health; PublicAffairs (N.Y.), 2001. The author writes about the chapter in his career that preceded his arrival at Yale as dean in July 1997. As commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Kessler upset the conventional wisdom that the tobacco industry was too big and too powerful to be challenged. A Question of Intent tells the story of his agency’s investigation of the industry, its attempts to regulate it, and the “tobacco wars” still being waged.
Attention-Deficit Disorders and Comorbidities in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
edited by Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and associate director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders, American Psychiatric Press, Inc. (Washington, D.C.), 2000. In this book for professionals, 24 internationally recognized researchers summarize what is currently known about treatment of ADHD with various high-comorbid disorders. The book offers research-based guidelines for assessment and treatment of these complicated cases.
Who Am I? The 16 Basic Desires that Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities
by Steven Reiss, Ph.D. ’77, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Ohio State University and the director of the Nisonger Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Tarcher/Putnam (N.Y.), 2000. Combining the methods of psychology with the ideas of philosophy, this book offers a new approach to the search for meaning and happiness as well as insights into romantic relationships, family dynamics, careers and spirituality.