An interview with Former Boston Globe reporter Robert Whitaker about his books “Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill ” and “Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America “

Robert Whitaker has won numerous awards as a journalist covering medicine and science, including the George Polk Award for Medical Writing and a National Association for Science Writers’ Award for best magazine article. In 1998, he co-wrote a series on psychiatric research for the Boston Globe that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Anatomy of an Epidemic won the 2010 Investigative Reporters and Editors book award for best investigative journalism.

Click here to read Robert Whitaker’s letter Dear Dr. Torrey: Please, Stop The Lies!

Published on Apr  5, 2012 by

Renaissance Club Welcomes You Presents: Highlights from an interview with Robert Whitaker. Produced and edited by Crystal Johnson.

Published on Apr  9, 2012 by

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