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The Bogus “Epidemic”

Critics of psychiatry assert there is an “epidemic” of mental illness in the US—but the author says there is no evidence for such a claim.

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Special Reports have long been a mainstay feature of the monthly Psychiatric Times issues, but this two-part report on cultural competence and diversity is unique in both style and content.

This evidence-based tool is composed of a series of questionnaires that assist clinicians in making person-centered cultural assessments to inform diagnosis and treatment planning.

Religious Understanding

Improving religious competence among clinicians is vital if everyday psychiatric care is to become truly person-centered.

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I don't know of anything like the film, "Voices." See it if you haven’t, and recommend it to others, too.

Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

The author of this book tells the story of the evolution of psychiatry from a place of skepticism and distain to its more recent emergence as a modern neuroscience.

An interesting history, key myths, and the pros and cons of marijuana are explained in this book.

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