The Changing Face of Psychiatry

The Changing Face of Psychiatry

Exploring the history of psychiatry and how science is transforming the treatments people receive.

In the past few decades, psychiatry has jumped off the therapist's couch and into the pharmacy. Pharmacology and medications to aid mental health are now the norm. But many doctors are re-examining their reliance on pills. Join Kojo to explore the history of psychiatry and how science is likely to transform treatments in the future.


Daniel Lieberman

Professor, Director of Clinical Psychiatric Research Center, The George Washington University

Daniel Carlat

Psychiatrist; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical School

James Potash

Associate Professor, Arlene and Robert Kogod Professorship in Mood Disorders and Director, Mood Disorders Research Programs, Johns Hopkins University

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