Psychiatric Drugs and the Rise of Mental Illness with Robert Whitaker

Today’s guest is Robert Whitaker. Robert is an American journalist and author who has won numerous awards as a journalist covering medicine and science, including the George Polk Award for Medical Writing and a National Association for Science Writers’ Award for best magazine article.

In 1998, he co-wrote a series on psychiatric research for the Boston Globe that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. His first book, Mad in America, was named by Discover magazine as one of the best science books of 2002. Anatomy of an Epidemic won the 2010 Investigative Reporters and Editors book award for best investigative journalism. He is also the publisher of madinamerica.com.

Today’s episode focuses on a topic very near and dear to my heart. I hope the information and awareness you gain adds value to your life the same way it did mine. If you’re ready, lets head into today’s courageous conversation with the one and only, Robert Whitaker. 

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