July 17, 2020. Dr. Dimitriu was published in Psychology Today in an article titled: Existential Crisis: Grappling With the ‘Monster’ in All of Us
Human rejection, a sense of worthlessness, and an introspective struggle with the central questions – Who am I? Why was I created? What is the meaning of life? – drove Frankenstein’s monster on a murderous rampage. Though the monster may simply be a work of fiction, its same issues are helping foment increasing mental health crises in this country, crises that have no physiological basis but can lead to hopelessness, depression and, particularly among the young, even suicide.
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