A Query into Mental Illness Memoirs: Does Writing Help Psychiatric Patients? | Neuroethics and Law Blog

“Given the limited health care resources offered to psychiatric patients, and the limited time each patient is allotted for face to face psychotherapeutic treatment (see for instance Gardiner Harris’s[2] recent New York Times article, “Talk Doesn’t Pay, so Psychiatry Turns Instead to Drug Therapy”) should we perhaps consider memoir-writing – patients’ own expression of their experiences with mental disorders – an additional treatment venue available to patients?”

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