AALS Balance in Legal Education Bibliography

Humanizing the Practice of Law

Depression and Anxiety

  • Debra S Austin, Killing Them Softly: Neuroscience Reveals How Brain Cells Die from Law School Stress and How Neural Self-Hacking Can Optimize Cognitive Performance, 59 Loy. L. Rev. 791 (2013) [SSRN]
  • Debra S. Austin, Drink Like a Lawyer: The Neuroscience of Substance Use and Its Impact on Cognitive Wellness, 15 Nev. L. J. 826 (2015) [SSRN]
  • Susan Bandes, Repression and Denial in Criminal Lawyering, 9 Buff. Crim. L. Rev. 339 (2006) [SSRN]
  • Connie J.A. Beck, Bruce D. Sales, G. Andrew H. Benjamin, Lawyer Distress: Alcohol-Related Problems and Other Psychological Concerns Among a Sample of Practicing Lawyers, 10 J.L. & Health 1 (1995)
  • G. Andrew H. Benjamin, Elaine J. Darling, Bruce D. Sales, The Prevalence of Depression, Alcohol Abuse, and Cocaine Abuse Among United States Lawyers, 13 Int'l J.L. & Psychiatry 233 (1990)
  • David Bernstein, A Friend in Need, 21-FEB Utah B.J. 8 (2008)
  • Heidi K. Brown, Empowering Law Students to Overcome Extreme Public Speaking Anxiety: Why Just Be It Works and Just Do It Doesnt, 53 Duquesne Law Review 182 (Winter 2015).
  • Heidi K. Brown, The Silent But Gifted Law Student: Transforming Anxious Public Speakers into Well-Rounded Advocates, 18 Leg. Writing 291 (2012).
  • Heidi K. Brown, Harness the Skills of the Introverted Lawyer, http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202764878620
  • Sara E. Dysart, Practicing Law and Wellness Modern Strategies for the Lawyer Dealing with Anxiety, Addiction, and Depression 54 The Advoc. (Texas) 4 (2011)
  • Peter H Huang, Meta-Mindfulness: A New Hope, 19 Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest 303-24 (2016) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice, in Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (Kathryn Zeiler & Joshua C. Teitelbaum eds., forthcoming) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Corie Rosen Felder, The Zombie Lawyer Apocalypse, 42 Pepperdine Law Review 727-72 (2015) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, How Improving Decision-Making and Mindfulness Can Improve Legal Ethics and Professionalism, 21 Journal of Law, Business and Ethics 35-76 (2015) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Happiness in Business or Law, 12(2) Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law 153-72 (2011) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Happiness Studies and Legal Policy, 6 Annual Review of Law & Social Science 405-32 (2010) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Tiger Cub Strikes Back: Memoirs of an Ex-Child Prodigy About Legal Education and Parenting, 1 British Journal of American Legal Studies 297-347 (2012) [SSRN]
  • Richard J. Kay, Nathan M. Comerford, Help Me, I'm Depressed, 88-SEP Mich. B.J. 54 (2009)
  • Lance McMillian, Tortured Souls Unhappy: Lawyers Viewed Through the Medium of Film, 19 Seton Hall J. Sports & Ent. L. 31 (2009) [SSRN]
  • Joan E. Mounteer, Depression Among Lawyers, 33-JAN Colo. Law. 35 (2004)
  • Lynda L. Murdoch, Psychological Consequences of Adopting a Therapeutic Lawyering Approach: Pitfalls and Protective Strategies, 24 Seattle U.L. Rev. 483 (2000)
  • Joshua E. Perry, The Ethical Costs of Commercializing the Professions: First-Person Narratives from the Legal and Medical Trenches, 13 U. Pa. J.L. & Soc. Change 169 (2010) [SSRN]
  • Scott L. Rogers, Mindfulness and the Importance of Practice, 90 (4) Fla. B. J (April 2016)
  • Patrick J. Schiltz, On Being a Happy, Healthy, and Ethical Member of an Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unethical Profession, 52 Vand. L. Rev. 871 (1999)
  • Benjamin Sells, The Soul of the Law (1994)
  • Sohi Sukhpreit, Depression: A Growing Epidemic Among Attorneys, 35-JUN Wyo. Law. 32 (2012)
  • Michael D. Yapko, Lawyer Depression is Contagious!, 73 Ala. Law. 142 (2012)