CPC Blog: Posts tagged with 'psychiatry'
We would like to call your attention to an article that was published in the New York Times on July 17, 2015. “Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis” calls for more research into the efficacy of psychotherapy as a treatment for common psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety disorders. The author, psychiatrist Richard A. Friedman, points out […]
Below are three letters by psychiatrists in response to an editorial by David Brooks in the New York Times in which Mr. Brooks, in commenting on the DSM V, calls psychiatry semi-scientific, while defending psychiatrists as “daring adapters” who combine technical expertise with personal knowledge. The responses are a refreshing and an important perspective […]
“Beyond the Metaphor of the Pendulum: Electroconvulsive Therapy, Psychoanalysis, and the Styles of American Psychiatry” Jonathan Sadowsky is the Theodore Castele Professor of Medical History and History Department Chair at Case Western Reserve University. He holds History degrees from Wesleyan, Stanford, and Johns Hopkins, and he studied psychiatric epidemiology at Columbia University. His book […]