Harvard Psychiatrist Starts Believing Abducted Patients, and Other Top Posts


At the top of Psychiatric Times‘ most popular posts of 2014 is a discussion of Harvard University psychiatrist John Mack who, after years of working with people claiming to have been abducted by extraterrestrials, published a book stating that he’d concluded that many of his patientsā€™ stories were accurate descriptions of real events.

Also included on the list is Edward Teach’s argument that the Maintenance of Certification Program of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology is a professional “fetish” that “isn’t to measure competence, but to convey the impression that competence was measured.”

All twelve posts are freely accessible.

Top 12 Psychiatric Times Blogs in 2014 (December 17, 2014)