A series of doctors discuss the field of psychiatry, and how it functions. Delving into the American Psychiatric Association, and their voting process for what constitute "mental diseases" through the DSM(Diagnostic Statistical Manual) Committee, the doctors find that psychiatry is not science, but rather an elaborate prescription fueled guessing game.



And an intersting follow-up, an experiment done in 1972, by a psychologist named David Rosenhan, convinced some of his friends to fake their way into psychiatric wards across the US. This article talks about the experiment, and a repeated followup experiment with an interesting outcome. More videos from Rosenhan on the Birth of Modern Psychiatry here.

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