Depression is sometimes seen as integral to the creative processes of writers, artists, and others who suffer from it. A psychiatrist explains why he advocates stripping away any "romance" associated with depression and treating it as a serious disease.

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  • Dr. Peter Kramer professor at Brown University and host of public radio's "The Infinite Mind." His other books include "Listening to Prozac" and "Should You Leave?"

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