Risks of Drug Treatment in Mental Health Care
our Use of Psychiatric Drugs
will host Robert Whitaker, a journalist and the author of five books,
three of which tell of the history of psychiatry. His first, Mad in
Bad Science, Bad Medicine and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
was named by Discover magazine as one of the best science books of 2002.
His second book on this topic, Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets,
Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America,
won the Investigative Reporters and Editors book award for best investigative
journalism in 2010.
April 29, 2017
pm to 3:30 pm
Jack J. Geldbart
Auditorium - 1331 1st Street,