The inspiration for the PBS series Mysterious of Mental Illness, Shrinks brilliantly tells the “astonishing” story of psychiatry’s origins, demise, and redemption.
A chatty, expert, sometimes scathing but ultimately upbeat account of the history of psychiatry.
Lieberman isn’t another muckraker trolling the profession…He tells this history in engaging and authoritative detail.
A lucid popular history…At once skeptical and triumphalist. It shows just how far psychiatry has come.