Dr. Bruce Levine: Psychiatry has a Major Credibility Problem

Author and clinical psychologist Bruce Levine discusses society’s relationship to drugs, psychiatry’s increasing credibility issue, and the cultural response to incidents of mass violence. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics and psychology intersect. His latest book is “Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite” (2011). He is a regular contributor to Salon, CounterPunch, AlterNet, Truthout, TakePart, Z Magazine, OpEdNews, and the Huffington Post. His articles and interviews have been published in the New York Times, Skeptic, Adbusters, The Ecologist, High Times, and numerous other magazines. Dr. Levine is a member of Psychologists for Social Responsibility, the International Society for Ethical Psychology & Psychiatry, and MindFreedom. This is the latest interview featured on MadInAmerica.com produced by Open Paradigm Project.