Robert Whitaker

Rethinking Psychiatric Care: If We Follow the Scientific Evidence, What Must We Do to Better Promote Long-term Recovery?

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Robert Whitaker

In this episode, author and journalist Robert Whitaker discusses what he has discovered through study of the evidence that is utilized to guide the treatment of psychiatric illness. With a critical eye, he describes the paradoxes in the conventional wisdom and practice in this field and how faithfully “following the evidence” would transform care for the drug-based treatment of mental illness.

Interviewer: Amy R. Manning, LMSW, PhD Candidate

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