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 mad, 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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