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Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Dr. Carlat is a brave man. He makes some bold calls in this book and offers suggestions for improving the troubled field of psychiatry that are sure to get blood boiling in some circles. Psychiatrists ... Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

Very lucid, easy to read and provocative. I'll have to rethink my meds. Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Bill Gray - Goodreads

It may not be much of a reveal at this time, but this book spells out, in detail, the transition of psychiatry from the state in which psychiatrists were primarily therapists, the concept most of us ... Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Elaine - Goodreads

In the US, there is growing concern that doctors are overprescribing medicine as the answer for patients with mental health and behavior problems. Feelings of sadness, behaviors like restlessness ... Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Eva - Goodreads

I think that if I were not myself a psychiatrist, and privy to much of the information Dr. Carlat is, as well as having had similar experiences, I might have found this book more engaging. As it was ... Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Christopher Johnson - Goodreads

The Scientologists aren't all wrong; psychiatry has become seriously unhinged from science and reality. And this from a psychiatrist! Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Nancy Moffett - Goodreads

Interesting book - it did not give me much confidence in psychiatry. Actually it was too scientific for me, but I agreed with many of Carlat's observations about inappropriate use of drugs for mental ... Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Meredith - Goodreads

Interesting, entertaining read about psychiatry. However, wish there had been more about "lifestyle" disease than there was--he does touch on over prescription of meds to people who may not need them but was expecting more. Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Kimberly Simpson - Goodreads

Interesting view on our current mental health system! Loved it! Read full review

Review: Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

It had interesting points, fascinating bits of information, and useful anecdotes. While he clearly had an agenda, he wasn't heavy-handed about it... or if he was, his agenda was new to me and thus I ... Read full review


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