Dr. Ellen Frank is a distinguished professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is an internationally recognized expert in mood disorders and their treatment. She has published over 500 peer-reviewed articles and several books on this topic. She is also the director of the Depression and Manic Depression Prevention Program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
Free will is a philosophical concept that refers to the ability of human beings to make decisions or perform actions independently of any prior event or state of the universe. In this article, we will discuss it's meaning and philosophical traditions.