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The Untold Story of Psychiatry

By Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Ogi Ogas
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Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Ogi Ogas

Shrinks (2015) tells the story of psychiatry’s astonishing development throughout the centuries. These blinks take us on a tour of the discipline’s crude past, its strange and shocking therapies and its great improvements.  

  • History buffs interested in the nature of early psychiatry
  • Individuals wanting to learning more about the methods of psychiatry today
  • Those wondering why psychology sometimes gets a bad rap

Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, is a former president of the American Psychiatric Association. He is the Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Ogi Ogas is a computational neuroscientist. A former Fellow of the Homeland Security department, he’s contributed to two successful science books about sex, including A Billion Wicked Thoughts. Ogas, a passionate game show contestant, once won $500,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

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