Eric Maisel, PhD – Short Bio

The Meaning Revolution: Dr. Maisel writes on the effects of meaning and life purpose on emotional health. He argues that current mental health practices pay little attention to the vital role that meaning and life purpose play as pillars of emotional health, thereby doing sufferers a great disservice.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.