Mental Illness Throughout History feat. Andrew Scull

unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc | 10 February 2023 | 1h 03m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Andrew Scull about his book Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry’s Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness. Discusses the history of psychiatry, including the rise and rapid fall of asylums; the procession of remedies that offered false hope to the afflicted; and his research on the pharmaceutical industry and how the reliance on drugs to treat mental illness has grown.


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