Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry is a magazine focusing on Psychology

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 1, 2010

Drug Induced Dementia: A Perfect Crime
Drug Induced Dementia: A Perfect Crime . Grace E. Jackson. Bloomington, IN: Author- House. 2009, 440 pp., $29.95.Grace Jackson provides detailed substantiation of the chemical injury that is occurring in all ages of people from the use of prescription...
Editorial
The first issue of Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry for 2010 also marks a minor change in the editorial management of the journal. Unfortunately, the managing editor, Robert Foltz, could no longer remain in the role because of his increased commitments...
Ethical and Moral Obligations Arising from Revelations of Pharmaceutical Company Dissembling
The past few years have seen an accelerating series of revelations that the sources of information prescribers of psychotropic medication and other mental health workers have relied on has been corrupted by pervasive pharmaceutical company dissembling....
Mental Illness Beliefs Inventory: A Preliminary Validation of a Measure of the Level of Belief in the Medical Model of Mental Illness
The Mental Illness Beliefs Inventory (MIBI) measures the extent to which an individual subscribes to the medical model of mental illness. This article reports the results of two preliminary validation studies. The first study establishes the initial...
My Lobotomy: A Memoir (Reprint Edition)
My Lobotomy: A Memoir (Reprint Edition). Howard Dully and Charles Fleming. New York: Three Rivers Press. 2008, 304 pp., $13.95.This is a memoir told in the first person by Howard Dully, who in 1960, at age 12, had a transorbital "ice-pick" lobotomy performed...
The Greater of Two Evils? How People with Transformative Psychotic Experiences View Psychotropic Medications
This article describes the results of a qualitative study with 22 participants who were originally interviewed about their experiences of the potentially transformational nature of psychotic episodes. During the interviews, however, the participants...
The Pyramid: A Unified Model of Psychology Based on Trigger-Reciprocity Theory for the Etiology of the Normal and Abnormal Mind/Brain
A review of theoretical models that have attempted to integrate the relationship between the four basic response modalities studied in psychology-physiology, behavior, cognition, and affect-with the environment, or stress, is made. However, none of the...
Unplug-Don't Drug: A Critical Look at the Influence of Technology on Child Behavior with an Alternative Way of Responding Other Than Evaluation and Drugging
The past decade has seen an increase in personal use of electronic technology, with childhood television and video game use similarly increasing. Critical milestones for child motor and sensory development are not being met. Simultaneously, there is...