Sunday, October 18, 2009

from Robert Whitaker

Madness Radio: Sane Medication Policy Robert Whitaker
By MadnessRadio - Posted on 28 March 2009

First Aired: Madness Radio 2009-03-30
Show: Sane Medication Policy Robert Whitaker

Length: 51:25 minutes (47.12 MB)

Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Has society's embrace of psychiatric medications led to recovery -- or chronic disability? What would honest medical policy and treatment standards be if they were free of pharmaceutical company corruption? Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Whitaker, author of Mad In America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill, discusses medications as a failed paradigm of care, and imagines what a sane alternative would look like.

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