Richard P. Brown, MD, is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He lives in Kingston, New York. Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD, is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College. She lives in Kingston, New York. Philip R. Muskin, MD, is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and chief of consultation-liaison psychiatry at New York–Presbyterian Hospital. He lives in New York City.
"This book is for everyone...an invaluable resource for practitioners and consumers alike." -- Townsend Letter "A go-to source for information on integrative mental health." -- Mehmet C. Oz, MD, FACS "Brown, Gerbarg, and Muskin have distilled an otherwise daunting field of treatment down to its basics: their overriding approach is to present the CAM methods that are most practical in a clinical setting, easy to administer, and low in side effects." -- Current Psychiatry Online "[T]his book offers credible information about almost every widely available over-the-counter herb or nutrient...outstanding compilation of research and superb way in which the research is woven into a narrative...as exhaustive and reliable a source for these CAM therapies as one will find on the shelf today." -- Yoga Therapy Today "[A]n excellent reference...that will appeal to CAM consumers and practitioners as well as conventional physicians. All will find a thoughtful review of practical guidelines for the application of CAM treatments for neurology and psychiatry. I give it a thumbs up!" -- Herbal Gram Magazine "[I]nvaluable for practicing physicians and those in the mental health industry." -- Midwest Book Review "[R]eadable by healthcare consumers...highly useful to mental health professionals...be they MD psychiatrist, PhD psychologist, CSW or LMHC psychotherapist." -- Stephen Larsen, PhD, LMHC, BCIA-eeg "[A] powerful book...has the potential to blow a gaping hole in the current wall of psychiatric ignorance of natural therapies." -- Chris Kilham, Medicine Hunter "[T]he best book on this difficult topic that I have come across." -- Journal of Mental Health