Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for Informed Consent

Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for Informed Consent

by Grace E. Jackson
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Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for Informed Consent 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is fascinating and was hard to put down. Written by a professional in a way that the layman can understand it explodes myths from the pharmaceutical industry. Every professional involved in mental health should be made to read it. Those in Government who approve drugs would learn a lot from it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
When 'holistic types' and angry parents write something critical of biological psychiatry, it is unfortunately easy to dismiss. When a physician with Dr. Jackson's credentials, insight, clarity, and sound reasoning produces a tome like this, it is impossible to dismiss. Dr. Jackson has first-hand experience in the field of biological psychiatry and uses it plus her impressive knowledge of research methods to mount a solid critique of biological psychiatry. Her refreshing reliance on common sense--rather than esoteric medical methods--is going to create an even greater rift in the psychiatric field. I predict that more physicians are going to lay down their sad biological theories and begin to incorporate a sounder, more human understanding of emotional and psychological pain. It is not a n exaggeration to say that Dr. Jackson's book will be a blessing to all who hurt.