World-renowned psychiatrist and best-selling author Norman Rosenthal, M.D., discusses the importance of the TM technique for mental health and other keys to enhancing personal development amidst the growing challenges of 21st-century living. He also discusses his new book Defeating SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder): A Guide to Health and Happiness through All Seasons.
Born and raised in South Africa, Dr. Rosenthal, was the first to describe Seasonal Affective Disorder, or winter depression. He pioneered the use of light therapy, which has helped millions of people all over the world to overcome this debilitating condition. For 20 years, he served as a senior researcher at the National Institutes of Mental Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, and he is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He also has an active psychiatric practice and provides executive and professional coaching.
Dr. Rosenthal has written more than 300 scholarly articles and authored or co-authored 12 books, including The Emotional Revolution, Winter Blues, The Gift of Adversity, and Poetry RX. He has also written two books about the importance of TM for mental health and personal development: Transcendence: Healing and Transformation through Transcendental Meditation and Super Mind: How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life through Transcendental Meditation.
World-renowned psychiatrist and best-selling author Norman Rosenthal, M.D., discusses the importance of the TM technique for mental health and other keys to enhancing personal development.
Mario Orsatti, the host of TM Talks and Director of Advanced Techniques of the TM program for the United States, interviewed Dr. Rosenthal on September 10, 2023.
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