Suggested Reading

Suggested by Dr. Marian Legato

A Calm Brain: Unlocking Your Natural Relaxation System

By Gayatri Devi M.D

The Foundation for Gender Specific-Medicine supports the investigation of the ways in which biological sex and gender affect normal human function and the experience of disease.
One of the discipline’s pioneers, Marianne J. Legato, FACP, MD established the Foundation as a continuation of her work with The Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University.

Estrogen, Memory, And Menopause

By Gayatri Devi M.D

“Informative, accurate, scholarly, yet entertaining.”
— Laurie Romanzi, MD; Asst. Prof. of Gynecology, Cornell University School of Medicine.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Alzheimer’s Disease: The Complete Guide To Preventing, Treating, And Coping With Memory Loss

By Gayatri Devi M.D and Deborah Mitchell

The director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services offers sound advice for patients and caregivers facing Alzheimer's disease. This guide covers prevention, treatment, and coping with memory loss and examines the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer's.

The Male Biological Clock: The Startling News About Aging, Sexuality, And Fertility In Men

By Harry Fisch, M.D. and Stephen Braun

Male sexuality is a topic discussed far more by stand-up comics than by responsible physicians. Dr. Harry Fisch’s book is a fascinating, well-written guide that provides enormous amounts of information that men — and their partners — of all ages will find useful and informative.
–Robert Bazell, Chief Science Correspondent, NBC News

Size Matters: The Hard Facts About Male Sexuality That Every Women Should Know

By Harry Fisch, M.D. and Kara Baskin

A man’s anatomy is a lot easier to understand than his mind, and knowing what’s going on down there is just as important to a happy relationship as figuring out the deeper meaning of his every word. You can analyze your relationship with your girlfriends, but who can you turn to with the more . . . sensitive questions? In Size Matters, Dr. Harry Fisch, an expert on the male reproductive system, and writer Kara Baskin team up to introduce you, metaphorically speaking, to the penis.

Comprehensive Guide To Interpersonal Psychotherapy

By Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., John Markowitz, and Gerald Klerman

“The authors of this book are pioneers of IPT. They have now written an accessible guide for busy clinicians. The book is very comprehensive and practical in scope. It is written in an interesting and stimulating style in which the authors have successfully distilled the core skills and principles of IPT.” –The Psychologist

Mastering Depression Through Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Patient Workbook

By Myrna Weissman, Ph. D

This book is a user-friendly guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), an empirically-tested and effective approach to treating depression. It is intended for persons affected by depression who are seeking or currently undergoing IPT.
Written to help destimatize depression and therapy, this book begins with a description of depression disorders and addresses common patient concerns. It then introduces the patient to Interpersonal Psychotherapy and also answers frequently-asked questions about the psycho therapeutic relationship. The next chapters, which are organized around common causes of depression, describe the process of treating depression with IPT and offer typical case examples at the end of each problem area. Throughout the book, worksheet guides help the patient think about problems and solutions to depression in constructive ways.