This is a discussion on Psychiatric dogmatism within the Health News Watch forums, part of the Health and Wellness category; Tweet Psychiatric dogmatism Philip Hickey, Ph.D. Behaviorism and Mental Health Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:05 CST In November, Joanna Moncrieff, ...
In November, Joanna Moncrieff, MD, a British psychiatrist who works as a Senior Lecturer in psychiatry at University College London and a practicing consultant psychiatrist, started her own blog.
What's remarkable about this blog is that it is highly critical of psychiatry.
marshals important facts and arguments in this area, and it is probably safe to say that her
popularity among her
peers is in decline.
The facts that she
adduces, however, are indisputable, and her
qualities of honesty, courage, and integrity are evident in everything she
So far, she
has written six posts.
Whilst all of Dr. Moncrieff's
writing is compelling, it was this last quote that particularly caught my attention, and caused me to articulate the following questions: