The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness

By Cahalan, Susannah

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9781538715284 9781538715260
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Grand Central


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Starred Review on October 1, 2019  |  Social Sciences

Employing her journalistic research skills and intensely personal experience with misdiagnosis and the psychiatric profession, Cahalan (Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness) investigates legendary psychological researcher David Rosenhan. Psychology students will immediately recognize Rosenhan as the author of the seminal study "On Being Sane in Insane Places," an experiment in which mentally sound investigators infiltrated psychiatric hospitals by feigning symptoms suggesti...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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