The Illusions of Psychiatry — by Marcia Angell (former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine)

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

Part 2 of the review of these three important books and the state of psychiatry today by Marcia Angell, former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. That allows her to be broadly credible and so this is a very important article.

From The New York Review of Books:

In my article in the last issue, I focused mainly on the recent books by psychologist Irving Kirsch and journalist Robert Whitaker, and what they tell us about the epidemic of mental illness and the drugs used to treat it.1 Here I discuss the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic…

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