Minds, Madness, Medicine: should we change the way we treat mental illnesses? - video of debate at the Hay festival

Deaths from heart disease have fallen by almost two thirds since the 1960s.Yet outcomes for those with mental illness, from depression and anxiety to schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, have not improved for decades. Is this because we have the wrong diagnoses? Might neuroscience provide more precise descriptions and therefore more effective treatment? Or is mental health too complex for us to understand it in mere biological terms?

Former clinical psychologist and author of A Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Diagnosis Lucy Johnstone, Professor in Psychological Medicine David Healy, Chair of the Scientific Committee on Drugs David Nutt, and science journalist Caroline Williams debate the issues. 

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