“There Was a Time – it Was a Long Time ago, Maybe 40 Years ago – When I Could Think Whatever I Wanted to Think”


For consistently trenchant analysis of the DSM controversy, visit 1 Boring Old Man. Among many posts this weekend, he eulogizes his early career as a psychiatrist, when “I could use a jillion models – be doctor medical model at 8AM, psychoanalytic at 9AM, cognitive behavioral before lunch, and throw in a little existentialism in the afternoon… Then in the 1980s, that all changed. Because I was a psychiatrist, I was supposed to be a biologist.”

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