biological psychiatry

Marjorie Castillo reviews “Anxiety — The Inside Story”

“He argues that psychiatry has no theory of mental disorders, and views psychological disorders as originating in biology. He explains that this ideological perspective is highly problematic because it ignores the source of mental distress, and instead pushes biologically-based treatments…
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Madness and Genetic Determinism: Is Mental Illness in Our Genes?

“As I researched this book, I came to realise that there were actually two separate stories that needed telling. One was the story of biological psychiatry, with its emphasis on bio-genetic explanations for mental illness and somatic remedies, and the…
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Pseudoscience in Biological Psychiatry: Blaming the Body

This book has been written by Dr. Colin Ross and Prof. Alvin Pam. The publishers say: “… not a day passes without the media proclaiming yet another sensational breakthrough in the search for the physical origins of mental illness. But beyond…
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