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Guest Host: Susan Page
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- Dr. Gary Tollefson Vice President of Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly & Co.
- Dr. Peter Kramer Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University and author of "Listening to Prozac" and the novel "Spectacular Happiness."
- Sally Satel staff psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
- Dr. Fred Goodwin research professor of psychiatry at George Washington University, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, and host of the public radio's "The Infinite Mind"
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