is a searingly honest and articulate account of modern psychiatry's failure to think outside the box of psychopharmacology in treating patients." (Alison Bass, author of Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial,winner of the NASW Science in Society Award for 2009 )
“A psychiatrist looks deeply into the mirror and takes stock of his profession and what it has become. Whether you are a patient, student, trainee, clinician, or “KOL” (key opinion leader”), this frank and insightful book will definitely make you think.” (Erick Turner, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health & Science University )
provides crucial insights for anyone who cares about the future of Psychiatry. Must reading for psychiatrists and patients alike." (Keith Ablow, MD, author of Living the Truth )
"Terrific book, terrific insights! Daniel Carlat is the kind of psychiatrist we wish we all had." (Manny Alvarez, MD, Senior Managing Health Editor at Fox News Channel )
About the Author
Daniel Carlat, M.D., is on the faculty of Tufts Medical School and did his psychiatric training at Harvard Medical School and Masschusetts General Hospital, where he was chief resident of the inpatient psychiatric unit. He has published several professional books and articles, and is currently the editor-in-chief of The Carlat Psychiatry Report (www.thecarlatreport.com), a monthly newsletter read by clinicians throughout the United States. He is also an occasional contributor to The New York Times Magazine, where he has published articles on psychiatric and medical topics. He lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.