Peter D. Kramer
Peter D. Kramer
|Born||October 22, 1948|
New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||Harvard University, University College London|
|Employer||Brown Medical School|
Peter D. Kramer was born on October 22, 1948, in New York City to Jewish Holocaust survivors. He graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor of arts degree in 1970 and an MD in 1976. He was a Marshall Scholar in literature at University College London in 1970-72.
- Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants (2016)
- Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind (2006)
- Against Depression (2005)
- Spectacular Happiness: A Novel (2001)
- Should You Leave?: A Psychiatrist Explores Intimacy and Autonomy—and the Nature of Advice (1997)
- Listening to Prozac (1993)
- Moments of Engagement: Intimate Psychotherapy in a Technological Age (1989)
- The Art of Loving, by Erich Fromm
- On Becoming a Person, by Carl Rogers
- Better Than Well, by Carl Elliott
- The Therapist is the Therapy by L. B, Fierman
- "Why Doctors Need Stories", The New York Times (2014)
- "In Defense of Antidepressants", The New York Times (2011)
- "The Valorization of Sadness" (from The Hastings Center Report) (2000)
- "After Alice Left" TriQuarterly, #135/136 (2010)
- "The Name of the Helper", Prick of the Spindle (2010)
- "Permutations", Summerset Review (2011)
- Kaplan, Arline (December 1, 2005). "Through the Times With Peter Kramer, M.D." Psychiatric Times. 23 (14).
All my relatives were German Jews. Those few who had managed to get out--they included my parents, my grandparents and one great-grandmother--had done so at the last possible moment. Most other family members were killed or died of medical neglect.
- "Peter D. Kramer Clinical Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Human Behavior". Brown University. Retrieved February 23, 2017.