Daniel Carlat, M.D., Author of Unhinged
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The Carlat Psychiatry Report
A monthly subscription print and online newsletter for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and psychologists who need to keep up on the quickly evolving world of psychiatric drugs and therapy.

The Carlat Psychiatry Blog
Consistenly ranked by Wikio health as one of the most influential blogs in medicine, The Carlat Psychiatry Blog is a whistleblower on drug companies and doctors behaving badly—and what should be done about it.

Psychology Today New Psychiaty Blog
A new blog on Psychology Today’s website, in which I post about how psychiatry is gradually changing in order to become more relevant and helpful for patients.

Psychiatric Times Couch in Crisis Blog
Psychiatric Times is a professional journal read by most U.S. psychiatrists. I am one of several featured bloggers/columnists writing about various controversies in the field.  


"Mind over Meds" The New York Times Magazine, April 25, 2010 Read

"Dr. Drug Rep," The New York Times Magazine," November 25, 2007 Read

"Brain Scans as Mind Readers? Don't Believe the Hype," Wired Magazine, June 2008 Read

"Generic Smear Campaign," The New York Times, May 9, 2006 Read

"Diagnosis: Conflict of Interest," The New York Times, June 13, 2007 Read

"Physicians, Big Pharma, and Deception," Clinical Psychiatry News, April 2008 Read

"Conflict of Interest in Psychiatry: How Much Disclosure Is Necessary?" Psychiatric Times, Nov. 1, 2006. Read

"Commercial Support: The Last Gasp" Medical Meetings Magazine, July 1, 2008. Read

"Has the regulation of physician-industry relationships gone too far? Regulation is Necessary. (Point/Counterpoint)" Internal Medicine News, September 1, 2009



The Psychiatric Interview: A Practical Guide, 2nd edition,  Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004.

When Molecules Collide: Drug Metabolism in Psychiatry. Newburyport, MA: Clearview Publishing, 2005.

Treating Depression 2006: A Clinician’s Update. Newburyport, MA: Clearview Publishing, 2006.

Medication Fact Book for Psychiatric Practice. Newburyport, MA: Clearview Publishing, 2007.

The Psychiatric Interview: General Practitioner Edition. London: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2007.

Best American Science Writing, 2008, Dr. Drug Rep (article selected for inclusion), edited by Sylvia Nasar, HarperCollins  Publishers.