Sunday, 11 June 2017

Insel and the medical model


Thomas Insel said:

“I spent 13 years at NIMH really pushing on the 
neuroscience and genetics of mental disorders, and when I look back on that I realize that while I think I succeeded at getting lots of really cool papers published by cool scientists at fairly large costs—I think $20 billion—I don’t think we moved the needle in reducing suicide, reducing hospitalizations, improving recovery for the tens of millions of people who have mental illness.”




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