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

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

While short, this book gave a well thought out argument for changing the practice of psychiatry in America. Dr Carlat presents his opinions with research to back them and seems to strive to give the ... 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  - Amy - Goodreads

Debunks and clarifies a lot of general myths about psychiatry. Really liked this book. Read full review

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

User Review  - Bookworm007 - Goodreads

Ok, so to be honest, I did not finish this book. I read a few chapters and it was written interestingly but I've heard these complaints about psychiatry before. I should have skipped ahead to the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Unhinged is the psychiatric version of Perkins' Confessions of an Economic Hitman, and reads just as smarmily self-congratulatory. Carlat's "exposé" of the industry will come as a surprise only to ... 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  - Mindy - Goodreads

At first, I found this book rather uneventful. I felt it could benefit from more voyeuristic drama and less rationality. Normally, I wouldn't say this about a book. It is appropriate for a nonfiction ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Real Supergirl - Goodreads

This book should be required reading for any mental health professional - therapists, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists. I discovered Dr. Carlat via his blog, and the book gives a thorough analysis ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sally - Goodreads

A mainstream psychiatrist, Carlat gives an inside view of the many problems and pitfalls in current psychiatry. He emphasizes that the causes of psychiatric conditions are not understood, that the ... 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


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