Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry is a magazine focusing on Psychology

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, 2008

800,000 "Bipolar Children"
The front cover of the May 26, 2008, Newsweek has a banner headline, "Growing Up Bipolar," with a split-face photograph of a 10-year-old boy named Max. In day care, 18-month-old Max kicked, bit, and spat on his larger peers. Before he was 2 years old,...
Boys and the American Education System: A Biocultural Review of the Literature
Over the past 15 to 20 years, feminist scholars, the media, and various governmental agencies have asserted that girls are facing an unprecedented crisis in the American education system. According to this relatively recent feminist-based theory, the...
Coercion as Cure
Coercion as Cure. Thomas Szasz. New York: Transaction Publishers, 2007, 293 pp., $34.95 (hardcover).Coercion as Cure is a work of detail and erudition whose tone is set immediately. Citing two of psychiatry's most distinguished historical figures, Arieti...
Common Behavioral and Learning Problems in Children an Alternative Nonmedical Approach: A Pediatrician's Perspective
Primary care physicians, educators, and psychologists are faced with a virtual flood of children who are referred for evaluations for attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or learning problems, most through...
Kandel's "New Science of Mind" for Psychiatry and the Limits to Reductionism: A Critical Review
If the first half of the 20th century was the golden age of physics and the second half, from the elucidation of DNA in 1953 to the description of the human genome, was dominated by molecular biology, many people believe that the most exciting progress...
Psychiatry's "Chemical Imbalance" Fraud: Who Killed Rebecca Riley?
All physicians attend medical school and learn of (a) all things physically normal; anatomy, physiology, and chemistry, (b) all things physically abnormal; pathology, disease, and (c) how to tell the difference. Diagnosis is the first obligation of every...
Surviving America's Depression Epidemic
Surviving America's Depression Epidemic. Bruce E. Levine, PhD. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 240 pp., $16.95 (softcover).This well-referenced book espouses that depression is an uncomfortable human reaction and not a disease. As...

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