Hippocrates cried : the decline of American psychiatry / Michael Alan Taylor.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013. Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 272 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780199948079; 0199948070; 129955928X; 9781299559288Other title: Decline of American psychiatrySubject(s): Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders | Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders | Psychiatry -- United States -- History | Neurosciences -- United States -- History | MEDICAL -- Mental Health | MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General | PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness | PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General | Neurosciences | Psychiatry | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hippocrates cried.DDC classification: 616.89 LOC classification: RC339.A1 | T39 2013ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Hippocrates Cried offers an eye-witness account of the decline of American psychiatry by an experienced psychiatrist and researcher. Arguing that patients with mental disorders are no longer receiving the care they need, Dr. Taylor suggest that modern psychiatrists in the U.S. rely too heavily on the DSM, a diagnostic tool that fails to properly diagnose many cases of mental disorder and often neglects important conditions or symptoms. American psychiatry has come to reflect simplistic algorithms forged by pharmaceutical companies, rather than true scientific methodology. Few professionals hav.
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Hippocrates; The Hippocratic Oaths; Patient Stories; Acknowledgments; 1. The Origins of Indignation; 2. First Do No Harm; 3. Free of Injustice and Mischief; 4. For the Benefit of the Sick; 5. Peeves; 6. Extinction of U.S. Psychiatry as We Know It: Survival of the Fit; 7. Back to the Future: The Once and Future King; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y.