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When Medicine Got It Wrong (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 2009 (USA)
When Medicine Got it Wrong is the groundbreaking story of loving parents who rocked the halls of psychiatry, changing how we understand schizophrenia. In the 1970s, a small group of parents... See full summary »

Writers:

Katie Cadigan (story), Laura C. Murray (story)

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Credited cast:
Gregory Bateson Gregory Bateson ... Himself (archive footage)
Anna Eshoo Anna Eshoo ... Herself
Rita Moreno ... Narrator
Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

When Medicine Got it Wrong is the groundbreaking story of loving parents who rocked the halls of psychiatry, changing how we understand schizophrenia. In the 1970s, a small group of parents rebelled against then-popular psychiatric theories blaming schizophrenia on bad parenting. Their activism helped revolutionize treatment forever and their stories reveal the origins of the tragic state of mental health care today. Written by Katie Cadigan

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How parents refused blame for causing schizophrenia

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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ITVS,KQED,imageReal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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