Jeffrey Lieberman M.D

Jeffrey Lieberman, MD

Dr. Lieberman’s work at Columbia has advanced the understanding of the neurobiology and treatment of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders and led to the transformative mental health care strategy for the early detection and prevention of schizophrenia.

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Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

In Shrinks, Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., shares the story of psychiatry’s origins and the checkered history of useless or harmful treatments—including hydrotherapy, lobotomies, and primal screaming—to its rehabilitation and transformation into an evidence-based profession. A gripping and illuminating read, Shrinks reveals shocking case studies and serves as an urgent call-to-arms to start treating mental illness as a disease rather than a state of mind.

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