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Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry and the Mysteries of Mental Illness

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Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry and the Mysteries of Mental Illness - Scull, Andrew
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'A riveting chronicle of faulty science, false promises, arrogance, greed, and shocking disregard for the wellbeing of patients suffering from mental disorders. An eloquent, meticulously documented, clear-eyed call for change' Dirk Wittenborn In this masterful work, Andrew Scull, one of the most provocative thinkers writing about psychiatry, sheds light on its troubled history For more than two hundred years, disturbances of reason, cognition and emotion - the sort of things that were once called 'madness' - have been ...

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Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry and the Mysteries of Mental Illness 2022, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241509241

Hardcover