“Dr. Lieberman and ’60 Minutes’”


Phil Hickey of Behaviorism and Mental Health picks apart 60 Minutes‘ segment interviewing E. Fuller Torrey (Untreated mental illness an imminent danger?), and APA President Jeffrey Lieberman’s glowing review of the segment (“… such a good job dealing with a complex and controversial topic.”) Hickey concludes “In fact, they did an extraordinarily biased and one-sided job.  Perhaps the most fundamental issue in this regard is the notion that the condition labeled schizophrenia is a brain disease.  There is a growing and convincing body of opinion (and research) that challenges this view.”

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