“Unsteady Thoughts — Telling the Truth of Psychosis” by C. Ann Conn, M.D.

Psychosis is a primitive agony that arises from the deepest part of the brain, unregulated by considered thought — raw, visceral, and turbulent. But much of its territory remains uncharted. How is a physician-mother to help her suffering sons? Read More

Can the neuroaesthetics response unleash a path to psychosis?” by C. Ann Conn, M.D.

How does the brain perceive beauty and what is the biology of transcendent artistic appreciation? Is this epiphanic reaction hijacked during delusional thinking and psychosis? Perhaps the emerging field of neuroaesthetics can offer clues. After I witnessed the transformation and fall of my two sons, Austin and Colin, into psychotic illness, I find myself wondering about a connection. Read More