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Produced By Aaron Ferguson

Sep 19, 2019

Dr. Steingard is Chief Medical Officer at Howard Center in Vermont and author of the book, Critical Psychiatry. 

She is also a blogger for Mad in America-- an online magazine founded by Robert Whitaker. 

She and Zach engage in a critical and constructive conversation about American Psychiatry: 

  • The marketing of psychiatric drugs 
  • The outcomes of widespread prescribing of these drugs
  • Problems with our current system of categorizing mental illnesses. 
  • Finally, Dr. Steingard offers some practical solutions for the problems psychiatry faces currently, and approaches that may improve health outcomes. 

 

Other organizations and affiliations mentioned in the episode

American Association of Community Psychiatrists 

Community Mental Health Journal 

Foundations For Excellence in Mental Health Care 

 

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