E. Torrey

Dr. E. Fuller Torrey is president of the Treatment Advocacy Center in Arlington, Virginia. His most recent book is The Invisible Plague: The Rise of Mental Illness from 1750 to the Present.

Recent Articles

The Going Rate on Shrinks

It was last summer in Berlin when I first encountered pharmaceutical funhouses. I was one of 4,000 attendees at the 7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry. Until about a decade ago, pharmaceutical companies passed out pens or notepads with their companies' logos at such events, and most speakers presented data and opinions based upon their true scientific beliefs.