It's All in the Mind

Marshall, Eliot
August 1978
New Republic;8/5/78-8/12/78, Vol. 179 Issue 6/7, p17
Focuses on the need for psychiatrists to enhance their image with the public. Image problem discussed at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in Atlanta, Georgia; Specific strategies listed by APA for future action; Realization by APA members that psychiatry is faced with a quite hostile media as exemplified in the ABC news documentary entitled "Madness and Medicine"; Image problem traced to the harsh therapies used on very sick patients and the fact that psychiatry is losing its grip on the non-psychotic world.


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