Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman will be talking about his new book, "Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry." Dr. Lieberman is chair of psychiatry at Columbia University and former president of the American Psychiatric Association. In the book, he tells the fascinating and scandalous story of psychiatry’s evolution from a mystical pseudoscience to a respected medical discipline that saves lives.
Jeffrey Alan Lieberman is an American psychiatrist who specializes in schizophrenia and related psychoses and their associated neuroscience and drugs.
Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining "lunatics" in cold cells. But, as Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, reveals in his eye-opening book, the path to legitimacy for "the black sheep of medicine" has been anything but smooth.Find out more