The Practical Psychiatrist

  1. The Practical Psychiatrist is a website created for the purpose of examining current controversies in psychiatry in the historical context of the profession.


Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it. George Santayana, The Life of Reason

A Commonsense Guide To Psychiatry