Critical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health Titles

Beyond Prozac: Healing mental distress

Beyond Prozac: Healing mental distress

ISBN 978 1 898059 63 9 (2001)

As a practising GP, Dr Terry Lynch was plagued by increasing doubts about his effectiveness in dealing with patients experiencing emotional distress. He no longer trusted the drugs handed out as routine treatment for so-called ‘mental’ illnesses. Changes in his working practice and a training in psychotherapy culminated…