Temma Ehrenfeld

Temma Ehrenfeld

I'm a writer and ghost-writer.

An award-winning journalist who covers health, relationships, psychology and personal finance. "I would hire her anytime for anything.” Jane Bryant Quinn, Newsweek

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How to Help a Loved One With Bipolar Disorder

You can talk to a psychiatrist about a patient, even if the psychiatrist doesn't have permission to talk about a case.


New Hope for Addicts

Potential medications for alcoholism.

LA Review of Books

The Endocannabinoid System Comes of Age

We can decriminalize pot and get tougher on alcohol and sugar.

LA Review of Books

Before the War on Drugs

MUCH OF WHAT WE BELIEVE about Prohibition is wrong.

Elephantjeep article
The Weekly Standard

Agony and Ivory

Following elephants to victory in Burma.

Franklloydwright article
The Weekly Standard

Unbeautiful Minds

Famous people have achieved despite horrific ailments.

Nepalesewoman article

Earthbags Are Harnessing Soil to House the Nepalese

High in the Himalayas, rice farmers and goat herders are now working alongside engineers to build new strong homes and schools—using ordinary soil.


Your Golden Friendships

In my life I've seen a trend of people from the past returning to my life in my mid-50s. It's wonderful.

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Teen Suicide Rates Are Rising

What's the best sign your child is in danger?


Can we stop the labels?

Beyond heterosexual, gay and bi-sexual.

the fix

How Personalized Medicine Can Revolutionize Addiction Treatment ...

Do you like spicy foods? That means you might respond better to naltrexone.

The Weekly Standard

Want To Add Two Years To Your Life? Read a Novel

Epidemiologists can help you justify sitting around with a book.


The Body Electric

Electrodes work for a range of ailments, from heart trouble and epilepsy to chronic pain and depression.

Family article
The Weekly Standard

Fathers and Sons

"Special" children teach us.

Scientific American

More Success Than IQ

Psychologist Robert Sternberg never forgot the low IQ score he earned as a child. Now his theory of “successful intelligence,” which he says is a better index of brain power, will be put to a real-life test