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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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Life on the Edge in a Rehab Clinic
Drew Pinsky - 2008-06-03 (first published in 2003)
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Dr. Drew Pinsky is best known as the cohost of the long-running radio advice program Loveline. But his workday is spent at a major Southern California clinic, treating the severest cases of drug dependency and psychiatric breakdown. In this riveting book, Pinsky reveals the intimate and often shocking stories of his patients as they struggle with e...
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TY Steph that book was a great experience      source
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The Untold Story of Psychiatry
Jeffrey A. Lieberman - 2016-01-05 (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-o...
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Shrinks by Dr Lieberman      source
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American Psychosis
How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System
E. Fuller Torrey - 2013-10-01
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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...
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And thank you Dr Torrey for your decades of work that shined such a clear light on the Genocide. Read American Psychosis      source
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Aiming High
How a Prominent Sports and Celebrity Agent Hit Bottom at the Top
Darren Prince - 2018-10-01
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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 ...
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Great Book! Thanks for your service. #aiminghigh #youlive @ The Grove      source