Giulia Rhodes, The Guardian recently interviewed Dr. Hallowell for her her article, Mental Illness Swam In My Genes…. She asked him why he wanted to become a psychiatrist. Dr. Hallowell replied: “I wanted to become a psychiatrist because I wanted to understand my people in particular and crazy people in general.” The “selfish desire”, he says, was always to save his family: “There was a drive to repair families, repair my own – though it was too late for that, of course.”
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Learn more about Dr. Hallowell and mental illness in his Memoir, Because I Come From A Crazy Family The Making of A Psychiatrist.
and in his blog post on “Crazy” does not equate dangerous.”