Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry is a magazine focusing on Psychology

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 3, 2012

IN MEMORIAM: Tom Bratter, PhD, 1939-2012
Tom Bratter, our longtime board member and colleague, died on August 3, 2012. We're going to miss his steadfast and clear conviction to take no prisoners in our battle against biopsychiatry. Tom wasn't one for retreat or prevarication. He could be counted...
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Need-Adapted and Open-Dialogue Treatments: Empirically Supported Psychosocial Interventions for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Purpose: People experiencing acute or severe psychosis in the United States do not typically have access to alternatives to standard practice. To provide people with psychotic symptoms meaningful choices in treatment, alternative approaches should be...
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On the Proposed Changes to the Credibility Gap in Industry-Supported Biomedical Research: A Critical Evaluation
A task force of pharmaceutical industry employees and medical journal editors propose 10 recommendations to address the problem of erosion of confidence in the reporting of the results of industry-sponsored clinical trials. These recommendations would...
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a Novel Hypothesis: Social Networking and Electronic Isolation in the War Zone
Despite the best efforts of the U.S. military, incidents of suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within the ranks continue unabated. This article examines the impact of self-imposed technological isolation as a potential contributor to this...
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Rethinking Madness: Towards a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis
Rethinking Madness: Towards a Paradigm Shiftin Our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis. Paris Williams. San Rafael, CA: Sky's Edge Publishing, 2012, 396 pp., $24.95 (softcover)The very descriptive subtitle of Rethinking Madness by Paris Williams...
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Shifting to a Wellness Paradigm in Teacher Education: A Promising Practice for Fostering Teacher Stress Reduction, Burnout Resilience, and Promoting Retention
Teacher attrition is a growing concern for the U.S. educational system. One promising practice in teacher education to combat this trend is a wellness paradigm focus. This article includes information concerning current teacher stress, burnout, and attrition....
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The Response of College Freshmen to the Ethics of Animal Rights: An Example of Applied Learning Theory
A telling arena for observing ethical human behavior is the human treatment of nonhuman animals. How one treats or mistreats animals is a decision mostly grounded in his or her ethical beliefs. This article examines animal ethics and discusses the value...
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The Traumatic Flashback as One Basis of Misunderstanding between Patients and Law Enforcement Officers
A patient in psychoanalytic psychotherapy reported to the analyst that the patient recently had been forced by satanic cult members to commit a murder. After discussion, the patient and the analyst agreed to inform the police. The police could not find...
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