Aaron Beck turned the world of psychiatry upside down | Curio

Aaron Beck turned the world of psychiatry upside down

7 mins | Nov 17, 2021

Mocked by Freudians and attacked by pharmaceutical firms, he still persevered. Dr Aaron Beck, known as the father of cognitive behavioural therapy and perhaps the single most important psychiatrist of the 20th century, passed away aged 100 years old. In this obituary, The Economist writes about his fascinating life, dedicated to improving the lives of others.

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