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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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