Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good

Ranked #81 in Psychiatry

Controversial and powerful – a shocking indictment of the pseudo-science at the heart of modern psychiatry.

One in four people in the UK and US will develop a mental disorder in any given year. That’s what psychiatry tells us. But many – even most – will not actually be mentally ill. Thanks to pseudo-science and corporate greed, psychiatry is letting us down.

Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed – 47 million antidepressant prescriptions in the UK alone each year – and why, without solid scientific justification, has the...

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