Very disappointing

As someone who has worked in the psychiatric field for 15 years, they lost me in the first 30 seconds. None of the characters were believable because the MD’s characterized stereotypical surgeons not psychiatrists. The writer’s should to attend some national psychiatric meetings to get a better feel for the culture. I don’t care if the show doesn’t get some of the technical lingo, but please strive for the essence of psychiatry.

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May 29, 2009 1:43PM EDT

I understand your point of view, however, this is not a reality show, it's purely entertainment. Most of us do not have the same experiences in psychiatric medicine as you, but realize it's not a technical representation of the real thing. I think this always happens to people who are "in the field" of any TV show mimicking a particular profession; police, detective, medical, fire....it's to be expected. If everything shown on TV was true to life, a lot of the entertainment aspect would be lost...let's face it, life is ugly in a lot of ways. It's the job of the writers to keep us guessing, keep us on the edge of our seats, and get us to like the characters. I think, for most of us, so far this show has done that.

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Jun 2, 2009 10:39AM EDT

I agree, I've heard on many occasions how frustrated trauma surgeons are towards shows like Gray's Anatomy and ER because the truth is that there is not time for love and laughs in a hospital. If you want an accurate representation of psychiatric medecine, I'm sure you can get something on the Discovery channel, but as far as network TV is concerned I'd rather see something that'll entertain me than the real thing.

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Jun 16, 2009 11:47PM EDT

Truly awful show. It is similar to a psychiatric version of 'House'. Too bad. It is just too far out there. The dialog, scenarios and characters are just not that believable.

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Jun 16, 2009 11:48PM EDT

Truly awful show. It is similar to a psychiatric version of 'House'. Too bad. It is just too far out there. The dialog, scenarios and characters are just not that believable.

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Jun 16, 2009 11:48PM EDT

Truly awful show. It is similar to a psychiatric version of 'House'. Too bad. It is just too far out there. The dialog, scenarios and characters are just not that believable.

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