Award for Excellence in Journalism Winners

2017 Mark Follman, Mother Jones, for "Inside the Race To Stop the Next Mass Shooter" which appeared in the October 2016 issue.
2016 Gabrielle Glaser, The Atlantic, for "The Irrationality of Alcholics Anonymous" which appeared in the April 2015 issue.

2015

Laura Starecheski, on NPR's The State of the Re:Union for "The Hospital Always Wins" which aired on October 1, 2013.

2014

Laura Tillman, Pacific Standard, for "What Does It Take For Traumatized Kids To Thrive?" which appeared in May 6, 2013 issue.

2013

Mark Massé for a chapter titled "Transformer" published in Trauma Journalism: On Deadline in Harm's Way (2011).

2012

Rachel Aviv, Harper's Magazine, for "This Way Madness Lies: Can Psychosis be Prevented?" which appeared in the December 2010 issue.

2011

Molly Knight Raskin, Scientific American Mind magazine, for "When Passion is the Enemy" which appeared in the July 2010 issue.

2010

Daphne Merkin, New York Times Magazine, for "A Journey Through Darkness" which
appeared in the May 10, 2009 issue.

2009

Laurie Abraham, New York Times Magazine, for "Can This Marriage be Saved?" which appeared in the August 12, 2007 issue.

2008

Elizabeth Bernstein, The Wall Street Journal, for "After A Suicide, Privacy on Trial -- A jury weighs whether Chuck Mahoney's college should have told his parents more" which appeared in the March 24, 2007 issue.

2007

Jerry Adler, Claudia Kalb, and Anne Underwood – Newsweek cover story, March 27, 2006.

Special Recognition awards:
Joan Arehart-Treichel - Psychiatry News, for the quality of her coverage of psychoanalysis and of APsaA's Winter Meetings

Carl Sherman - Clinical Psychiatry News, for the quality of his coverage over the
years of psychoanalysis and of APsaA's Winter Meetings

2006

Alix Spiegel, The New Yorker, for The Dictionary of Disorder" which appeared in the January 3, 2005 issue.

2005

Erica Goode, The New York Times, for "And Still Echoes of A Death Long Past", on October 28, 2003.

2004

Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, U.S. News & World Report, for "Sigmund Freud: The Father of Modern Psychoanalysis Transformed Our Understanding of Ourselves and of Each Other" which appeared in a special edition of U.S. News and World Report, entitled "Secrets of Genius: Three Minds That Shaped the Twentieth Century" in the spring/summer 2003. This volume also included essays on Albert Einstein and Karl Marx.

Special Recognition award:
Joshua Kendall, freelance journalist for the Boston Globe, for the article "Managed care tried to kill off Freud", February 9, 2003.

2003

Margaret Talbot, The New York Times Magazine cover story, "Hysteria, Hysteria", June 2, 2002.

2001

Wynne Godley, London Review, for "Saving Masud Khan", February 22, 2001
Diana Sugg, The Baltimore Sun, for "Paths Diverge in Struggle to Prevent Youth Suicides", April 29, 2001.

2000

Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, "The Empty Couch: What is Lost When Psychiatry Turns to Drugs," May 8, 2000.

1999

Prior to the formal establishment of the Award for Excellence in Journalism, Wall Street Journal senior editor Carol Hymowitz was honored in 1999 with the Award for Distinguished Contribution for her coverage of medical privacy issues.

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