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'The Great Pretender' Investigates A Landmark Moment In Psychiatric History

In the '70s David Rosenhan and seven "pseudopatients" went undercover in mental health wards. Their resulting article rocked the psychiatric world. But Susannah Cahalan struggled to confirm the facts.

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'The Great Pretender' Investigates A Landmark Moment In Psychiatric History

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