Tag: cure

Andrew Scull‚ÄĒDesperate Remedies: Psychiatry‚Äôs Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness

Sociologist and author Andrew Scull discusses the history of psychiatry's "Desperate Remedies," from lobotomy and the asylum to the failures of today's drugs and the fads of ketamine and deep brain stimulation.

An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy: It is Not a ‚ÄėCure‚Äô

Kev Harding argues against conceptualizations of therapy as a ‚Äėcure‚Äô to an ‚Äėillness‚Äô and instead offers alternative approaches.