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Robert Whitaker C-Span talk from March 20, 2002

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Shep

This is a C-Span Book video from March 20,  2002, with Robert Whitaker speaking about first book, Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill:

 

C-Span - Mad in America - Robert Whitaker video (1 hour 52 minutes)

 

More on the book on Whitaker's site Mad in America, for those not yet familiar with his work:

 

Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill

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nz11

Thanks  for posting shep

Haven’t finished listening to all of it. But boy hasn’t psychiatry got a brutal history of harm. Chair spinning hadn’t heard of that one and maybe that’s where the army got the idea of waterboarding from... psychiatry. Well sounded similar to me.

 

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