Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry is a magazine focusing on Psychology

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 1, 2011

Biological Male "Gender Identity Disorder" Is Composed of Essentially Distinguishable Core and Periphery Groups
In Japan, greater numbers of people with gender identity disorders (GID) are seeking professional help. The aim of our study is to show the clinical significance of classifying them into two subgroups when we address biological males with GID. From January...
Editorial
The first issue of Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry (EHPP) for 2011 covers a wide range of topics highlighting the journal's mission of publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts dealing with ethics and challenging aspects in psychology and psychiatry....
Ethical Self-Evidence and the Principle of Proportionality: Two Fundamental Ethical Principles Applied to a Psychiatric Case Report
When confronting ethical problems, clinicians generally feel both unprepared as well as in need of orientation. Ethical norms issued by medical associations are necessary and helpful but insufficient: by definition, codes and norms are preethical; that...
Preventing Relapse in Smokers Who Quit
Most smokers who give up smoking relapse. There is a simple procedure that has been used successfully that prevents relapse. It has been used clinically for many years. When not smoking, we do not experience the feel, the taste, or the smell of the cigarette....
Spider in a Jar: Women Who Have Recovered from Psychosis and Their Experience of the Mental Health Care System
A growing body of literature has documented considerable dissatisfaction with the mental health care system among people who use mental health services. This article adds to this literature by reporting on the results of qualitative interviews done with...
STAR*D: A Tale and Trail of Bias
The 35-million-dollar Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) study is the largest antidepressant effectiveness study ever conducted. STAR*D enrolled 4,041 depressed patients and provided them with exemplary free acute and continuing...
The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth
The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth. Irving Kirsch. New York: Basic Books, 2010, 226 pp., $23.95.The Emperor's New Drugs adds to a growing list of publications premised on questioning current medication-based treatment approaches...