Columbia University psychiatrist Jeffrey Lieberman has spent over 25 years studying the treatment of mental illnesses. In his new book "Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry," he traces the field from its birth as a mystic pseudo-science to its current position as a respected medical field. We talk to the former president of the American Psychiatric Association about how research in neuroscience and genetics is changing the field, and why the stigma surrounding mental illness still impedes treatment.
Some Resources for Lower-Cost Therapy
California Institute of Integral Studies offers lower-cost appointments with students