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David Drew Pinsky, commonly known as Dr. Drew, is an American media personality and internist, addiction medicine specialist. He hosted the nationally syndicated radio talk show Loveline from the show's inception in 1984 until its end in 2016.
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The Untold Story of Psychiatry
Jeffrey A. Lieberman - Jan 05, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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The fascinating story of psychiatry's origins, demise, and redemption, by the former President of the American Psychiatric Association. Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining "lunatics" in cold cells and parading them as freakish marvels before a gaping public. But, as Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, reveals in his extraordinary and eye-...
Drew Pinsky
Nov 16, 2020
Shrinks by Dr Lieberman      source
American Psychosis
How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System
E. Fuller Torrey - Oct 01, 2013
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In 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered an historic speech on mental illness and retardation. He described sweeping new programs to replace "the shabby treatment of the many millions of the mentally disabled in custodial institutions" with treatment in community mental health centers. This movement, later referred to as "deinstitutionalization...
Drew Pinsky
Dec 23, 2019
And thank you Dr Torrey for your decades of work that shined such a clear light on the Genocide. Read American Psychosis      source
Aiming High
How a Prominent Sports and Celebrity Agent Hit Bottom at the Top
Darren Prince - Oct 01, 2018
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Aiming High is the astonishing story of sports and celebrity agent Darren Prince, who battled addiction while representing some of the most iconic figures in the world. After a drug overdose, many demoralizing nights, and mornings where he couldn't get out of bed without a prescription in hand, Darren hit rock bottom at the top--and in the process ...
Drew Pinsky
Nov 03, 2018
Great Book! Thanks for your service. #aiminghigh #youlive @ The Grove      source