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By Jeffrey A. Lieberman

Psychiatry has come some distance because the days of chaining "lunatics" in chilly cells. yet, as Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, finds in his eye-opening publication, the trail to legitimacy for "the black sheep of medicine" has been whatever yet gentle.

Dr. Lieberman lines the sphere from its start as a mystic pseudo-science to its past due blooming maturity—beginning after global warfare II—as a science-driven occupation that saves lives. With interesting case reports and pix of the field's luminaries—from Sigmund Freud to Eric Kandel—Shrinks is a gripping learn, and an pressing call-to-arms to dispel the stigma of psychological health problems through treating them as ailments instead of unlucky states of mind.

"An stunning e-book: sincere, sober, interesting, and humane... Shrinks brings you to the very vanguard of 1 of the main outstanding clinical trips of our time."
— Siddhartha Mukherjee

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