Psychiatry’s Desperate Remedies with Andrew Scull

Factually! with Adam Conover #161 June 15, 2022

Despite our efforts, we seem to be no better at treating mental illness than we were hundreds of years ago. Desperate Remedies author Andrew Scull joins Adam to explain why, on the way touching on the history of lobotomization, the collapse of psychoanalysis, and why our current regime of pharmaceutical intervention might not be all it’s cracked up to be. You can purchase Andrew’s book here:

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