Wythe Marschall: Partnering with Utopia, 2013

The second half of this article looks at how different modern bee-investigators have interpreted the beehive-utopia linkage in drastically different ways depending on their own political inclinations, as well as how contemporary scientists are continuing to, in a perhaps qualitatively new way, dream with bees of a better world for humans and other living things.

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Katrina Scott: Being Bipolar in Boston

I first met Kabir years ago while serving as the chaplain of an in-patient psychiatric unit at a large teaching hospital. I often joined patients for lunch in the common area: sharing a meal provided an easy way to introduce my role as a spiritual care provider and to hear and share stories in a non-threatening and open environment.

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Rebecca Brendel: Autonomy and Mental Health

Very early in my training, a middle-aged mother of two school-age children was referred to me for psychiatric care. In the past, she had struggled with periods of depressed mood, but she had never sought treatment. She came to me after, as she described it, her husband had “dropped her off” at the hospital and she was sent to me.

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