HuffPo on Mental Illness

November 12, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Anis Shivani reviews Richard P. Bentall’s Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good? In the 1960s, a movement called “antipsychiatry” (prompted in Britain by R. D. Laing and in

See a Psychiatrist? Are You Mad?

July 7, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Some buzz in Britain about a book we’re bringing out here in the fall… Richard Bentall, a clinical psychologist, is a controversial figure in the field of mental health. An example of the hostility that