Kaitlin Bell Barnett is a nonfiction author and journalist with a particular interest in health and mental health. Her first book, Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up, comes out in April from Beacon Press. It explores the experiences of young adults - herself included - who began taking psychiatric medications as children and teenagers, looking at what it's like to take drugs that affect behavior, emotions, even identity, during a critical stage of development.
Kaitlin has a regular blog on PsychCentral.com, My Meds, My Self, where she writes about young people and medication. She is a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post on the topics of psychiatry and mental health. Her work has also appeared in other national and regional publications, including The Boston Globe, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The New York Observer, The Brooklyn Rail, Parents, Prevention, Gastronomica, Hungry magazine and Inthefray.
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