New Blog: Mad in America, by Robert Whitaker

Science writer Robert Whitaker

Science writer Robert Whitaker

PsychOdyssey is pleased to add Robert Whitaker to its list of recommended bloggers. Whitaker is a journalist who has specialized in covering medicine and science. His articles on psychiatry and the pharmaceutical industry have won a George Polk Award for Medical Writing, and a National Association of Science Writers’ Award for best magazine article. In 1998, he co-wrote a series on abuses in psychiatric research that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service. He is the author of four books. His most recent one is Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America.

To view Whitaker’s blog, Mad in America, click here. To see all of PsychOdyssey’s recommended blogs, click here.

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