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

User Review  - John Lewis - Goodreads

A balanced examination of the state of psychiatry. He was neither defending medication nor was he treating it as evil incarnate. Read full review

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

User Review  - jen8998 - Goodreads

Author reviews fairly familiar critiques of psychiatry today (ie overuse of antidepressants, little research basis for same, etc). He ends with the conclusion that psychotherapy is underutilized which is a point I very much agree with. 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  - Molly - Goodreads

This was an insightful and knowing book about some of the major problems with psychiatry as a profession. What I enjoyed about this book was not just reading what was wrong with the profession, though ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Eric_W - Goodreads

Excellent review of this and three other books dealing with the crisis in psychiatry in the NYRB Part 1: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archi... Part 2: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archi... Read full review

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

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I'm about half way through this book that examines psychiatry and its extensive use of drugs to make people well. The author wonders if there are others ways to make people well. Read full review

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

User Review  - Stacey - Goodreads

Drugs for everybody! Not so much with the therapy. Pharmaceutical companies and drug reps make me feel scared and alone. A little bit preachy at times but an interesting read. Read full review


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