RICHARD P. BROWN, MD, is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has a private practice in integrative psychopharmacology. His wife and coauthor, PATRICIA L. GERBARG, MD, is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College. They reside in upstate New York.
BARBARA GRAHAM has written for numerous publications, including O: The Oprah Magazine, Self, and Vogue. She divides her time between New York and Washington, D.C.