Rosenhan (1973) | ‘On Being Sane In Insane Places’

Print PDF A decade after the publication of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (by Ken Kesey), Stanford Psychologist David Rosenhan tested the limitations of psychiatry by submitting 8 perfectly healthy participants to psychiatric hospitals. The pseudo-patients claimed to hear voices, which said words including Hollow, Empty and Thud. Once admitted to the psychiatric ward, […]