Tag Archives: psychiatry

Chris Cornell, the Black Hole Sun, and the seasonality of suicide

Paul J. Schwartz West Chester, OH (Fall 2017)   Shortly after Chris Cornell’s death, a rare Black Hole Sun grazes Seattle as it begins its spiritual journey across the USA In May 2017, Seattle-inspired grunge rock superstar Chris Cornell tragically and seemingly unexpectedly hanged himself after a concert performance in Detroit. Cornell had been the […]

Calibrating the messiah complex: a success and a failure

Daniel Luftig University of Virginia School of Medicine, United States (Spring 2015)   It had been Fat’s delusion for years that he could help people. His psychiatrist once told him that to get well he would have to do two things; get off dope (which he hadn’t done) and stop trying to help people (he still […]