Nine Myths About SchizophreniaThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
Treatment of psychoses
Myths Of Diagnosis
Myths of Treatment
Myths of Causes
- Part One: Myths Of DiagnosisIs schizophrenia distinct from other disorders? Do people with schizophrenia never recover?
- Part Two: Myths of CausesIs schizophrenia a disease of the brain, largely genetic and unaffected by life experience?
- Part Three: Myths of TreatmentShould all patients receive drugs? Is psychotherapy ineffective in treating schizophrenia?
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- Richard Bentall
Clinical psychologist and author of Doctoring the Mind and Madness Explained, Richard Bentall is a leading critic of biological explanations of mental illness and the pharmaceutical industry. He teaches at the University of Liverpool.