July 2011

Grand Rounds at Medical Lessons

July 21, 2011

Dr. Elaine Schattner has Grand Rounds this week at Medical Lessons.  Not only has she put together some very interesting reading, but a range of photos from around the world.  In her call for submissions Dr. Schattner asked that bloggers submit a photo from their region, and she received some lovely images.  Have a look.

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Natural Correction

July 10, 2011

The central theme of this blog is that there are no mental illnesses and that the spurious medicalization of problems of living represents a tragic wrong turn in human history. In a comment on my last post, Nanu Grewal raised the question of a natural correction.  In other words, does there come a point where […]

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More Interesting Reading

July 1, 2011

On June 23, the New York Review of Books, one of the most prestigious literary magazines in the country, published a piece by Marcia Angell.  I’ve mentioned Dr. Angell before.  She had been editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine  and had come out strongly against the extent to which drug companies are controlling and […]

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