Insanity: When Faking It Means Making It

  It’s interesting how the field of psychiatry is still battling the same questions it did 40 years ago. This talk by Jon Ronson reminds me of a 1973 experiment by D.L. Rosenhan that tried to get 8 psychologically stable people admitted to mental hospitals. All 8 “pseudopatients” gave accurate histories, except for their names […]