Robert Whitaker, author of the renowned book Mad in America, and Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America to be released in a month, now has a blog on Psychology Today. His first post on the new blog takes the New Yorker to task for perpetuating false information about antidepressant efficacy. It’s a response to Head Case Can psychiatry be a science? by Louis Menand in the March issue of The New Yorker.
For info on Whitaker’s new book see post here. Directions to pre-order are there too.