Dante's Cure

By Daniel Dorman, MD

Catherine Penney, labeled with Schizophrenia in her teens, spent three years in a catatonic state at a psychiatric hospital.  Dante's Cure tells the moving true story of Catherine’s courageous journey, written by the doctor who treated her without using psychotropic drugs.  Dr. Dorman was the psychiatric resident on Catherine's ward, who believes the medical model has led to reductive labeling and failure to recognize the person.  In this book Dorman, describes a process of self-reflection, open communication, and how therapy, with attention to developing a strong “I”, or self, can lead to recovery.  Follow this doctor/patient journey of Catherine’s recovery from a catatonic state to a full life in the community, without the use of medication.  

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