Dr. Richard Evans, Director of Mental Health Services at Volunteers in Medicine (VIM), in Great Barrington, Mass., recently reviewed Unhinged for MIWatch, a mental illness news website. Dr. Evans, a practicing psychiatrist himself, writes about the state of our field:
For now we will most likely hobble along within a market-based model with fragmentation of care for both those in the public health system with major mental illness and those like Dr. Carlat’s patients who are less ill, have decent health insurance and can afford drug treatment and psychotherapy. Those who see doctors like him will be fortunate, receiving trustworthy guidance in a system where trust has become a precious commodity.
You can read the complete review here.