July 30, 2015 | The Creativity and Madness Conference: The Psychology of Really Bad Art | Video
Dr. Spiegel gives an edgy and thought-provoking talk concerning beauty, art, and body dysmorphic disorder at the annual Santa Fe, New Mexico conference.
July 29, 2015 | An Iraq vet fights to treat PTSD with pot | Article
Dr. Spiegel is quoted in this Boston.com article about an Army veteran who is a medical marijuana activist.
June 24, 2013 | Hardcore Hobbies on National Geographic | TV
Watch Dr. Spiegel’s intervention on National Geographic’s Hardcore Hobbies that aired on June 24th. Dr. Spiegel acts as an interventionist for a hardcore collector of action figures who cannot stop buying these figurines.
April 7, 2013 | Cell phones promote serious social, psychological issues | Article
What started out as a means of adult communication has become a teen status symbol and a new age addiction, and it is not a drug: It’s a cell phone. Recent research at Baylor University finds the link between materialism and IT devices are creating a generation of learned compulsive behavior. With four billion cell phones in use today, that’s a substantial amount of compulsion. More
December 7, 2012 | Maine Lawmakers to Consider Marijuana Bills | Radio
Maine lawmakers will consider at least two bills to deregulate marijuana this session. A Portland representative has said she’ll re-introduce legislation to legalize the recreational use of pot. And now Portland Representative Mark Dion says he plans to introduce a bill to allow doctors to treat patients with medical cannabis however they choose. As Susan Sharon reports, both bills are likely to face strong opposition. More
January 10, 2012 | Discussion of Body Dysmorphic Disorder | Radio
Dr. Jeremy Spiegel is a frequent guest on The Positive Mind with Armand DiMele, which can be heard on New York City’s WBAI Radio 99.5 FM. On this episode you will hear Dr. Spiegel discuss Body Dysmorphic Disorder. More
December 2011 | Maine Review of Art Healing | Book Review
Laying aside the academic language that sometimes clutters our experience of art, Spiegel, a practicing psychiatrist in Portland, explores its healing power. More
August 2011 | The Creativity and Madness Conference : Art Healing | Video
Jeremy Spiegel, MD, delivers his 2011 presentation, Art Healing: Visual Art for Emotional Insight and Well-Being. More
April 11, 2011 | Princeton Major Choices Handbook | Article
“I always knew that some version of science lay in my future. As a freshman, I envisioned concentrating in physics or molecular biology. Then I became fascinated with modern and contemporary art: Professor Robert Lubar’s “History of Modern Art” class exposed me to a new language. I could not ignore the desire to learn this foreign language or, more appropriately, to look at life and art with this foreign eye.” More
August 2010 | The Creativity and Madness Conference : Naked Emotion | Video
Dr. Jeremy Spiegel presents a lecture titled Naked Emotion: Exhibitionism in the Work of Three Contemporary Artists. Be aware that some of the images and themes may not be suitable for all viewers and are NOT appropriate for children. The intended audience consists of physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and other mental health professionals. Viewer discretion is strongly advised. More
November 4, 2009 | JAMA Book Review: The Mindful Medical Student | Book Review
In The Mindful Medical Student: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Staying Who You Are While Becoming Who You Want to Be, Jeremy Spiegel has written an effective “guide to dealing with the emotional, psychological, ethical, and spiritual challenges of medical school and a career in medicine.” More
Winter 2000 | The Role of Attachment Functions in Psychotherapy | Research
The authors propose to clarify concepts of emotional attunement and failures of attunement in early development derived from theoretical and clinical work (Kohut) and infant psychiatry (Stern). Early attunement failures are experienced as shameful by the infant/child, and without repair they form a nidus for later destructive adult interpersonal relationships, “social blindness,” and depression. More