Hippocrates Cried The Decline of American Psychiatry Hippocrates Cried offers an eye witness account of the decline of American psychiatry by an experienced psychiatrist and researcher Arguing that patients with mental disorders are no longer receiving

  • Title: Hippocrates Cried: The Decline of American Psychiatry
  • Author: Michael A. Taylor
  • ISBN: 9780199948062
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Hippocrates Cried offers an eye witness account of the decline of American psychiatry by an experienced psychiatrist and researcher Arguing that patients with mental disorders are no longer receiving the care they need, Dr Taylor suggest that modern psychiatrists in the U.S rely too heavily on the DSM, a diagnostic tool that fails to properly diagnose many cases of mentHippocrates Cried offers an eye witness account of the decline of American psychiatry by an experienced psychiatrist and researcher Arguing that patients with mental disorders are no longer receiving the care they need, Dr Taylor suggest that modern psychiatrists in the U.S rely too heavily on the DSM, a diagnostic tool that fails to properly diagnose many cases of mental disorder and often neglects important conditions or symptoms American psychiatry has come to reflect simplistic algorithms forged by pharmaceutical companies, rather than true scientific methodology Few professionals have a working knowledge of psychopathology outside of what is outlined in the DSM, and mental health patients are being treated by primary care physicians than ever before Dr Taylor creates a passionate yet scholarly account of this issue For psychiatrists and researchers, this book is a plea for help Combining personal vignettes and informative data, it creates a powerful illustration of a medical field in turmoil For the general reader, Hippocrates Cried will provide a fresh perspective on an issue that rarely receives the attention it requires This book strips American psychiatry of its modern misconceptions and seeks to save a form of medicine no longer rooted in science.

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    1. This was a hard book for me to rate. It is well written and strikes a fine balance of covering broad range while also providing specific examples and studies to keep it from being too abstract. Taylor writes very well with humour and an excellent ability to communicate complex scientific topics. The main reason that I cannot rate this higher is that for the average consumer I think it is imperative to understand there is serious bias in this book. Opinion is welcome, and I think most readers can [...]

    2. As a psychotherapist this was a very interesting book, because when I used to work in Italy some of our Professors always told us to take care with diagnoses based on the DSM IV TR, others just used it as Gospel, even if try to find an uni-dimensional diagnose for a client is often a wasting of time. Dr. Taylor provides examples and reason for the things he says and even if he moves in the U.S. I don't think that in the near future things would be so different in Italy; as a matter of fact I fea [...]

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