04/15/14 - Tuesday’s Topical Currents looks at the epidemic of depression. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, major depressive disorder affects 6.7% of American adults, yet it’s root cause is little understood by scientists and the general population. We’ll speak with University of South Florida Professor and Psychologist, Jonathan Rottenberg who offers a bold new account of why depression endures. He’s written THE DEPTHS: THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF THE DEPRESSION EPIDEMIC. That’s Topical Currents Tuesday at 1pm.
02/11/14 - Tuesday's Topical Currents begins with Dr. Deborah Phillips . . . her latest book is HOW TO FALL OUT OF LOVE. She says our culture is geared to fall in love . . . but little advice is given to how to point the way out. It can lead to depression . . . even suicide.