Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Psychiatrists Revising the Book of Human Troubles - Readers' Comments - NYTimes.com#postComment#postComment
Psychiatrists Revising the Book of Human Troubles - Readers' Comments - NYTimes.com#postComment#postComment: "The largest mental health facility is Rikers Island. The second is the Los Angeles County Jail. Remember Erhard Seminar Training, EST? It wasn't that long ago that psychology was regarded on the right as junk science. The only thing that puts mental illness on the political agenda is the money the drug companies can make with all their new pills. They really are following the exact model of the tobacco companies. Which would you consider a war on mental illness to be closer to, the war on cancer or the war on crime? Patients may well be crazy, but they are far more honest than the doctors that treat them"