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

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

This book is excellent if you want a behind-the-scenes approach to psychiatry and drug companies. By the end, you'll be trying your damndest to cut back or stop taking all your meds, thanks to the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Tysen - Goodreads

A fair minded look at modern psychiatry. It is definitely not an hysterical anti-medication book, but rather a critical examination of the sociology of drug marketing and the modern practice of psychiatry, particularly in the US. Read full review

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  - 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  - 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  - 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  - 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  - Krystle - Goodreads

This is a book probably more geared towards people working in or interested in the mental health/social service/psychiatry field. Overall I thought this was an extremely well written and insightful ... 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


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