clinical psychology

Making the World Go Away, and How Psychology and Psychiatry Benefit

In De-Medicalising Misery: Psychiatry, Psychology and the Human Condition , Chapter 3 – Making the World Go Away, and How psychology and Psychiatry Benefit – is written by Mary Boyle. It begins: “This chapter is based on two propositions. The first is that if we are ever to…
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The biomedical model of mental disorder: A critical analysis of its validity, utility, and effects on psychotherapy research

This article from Brett J. Deacon (University of Wyoming) was published in 2013 in the Clinical Psychology Review . The article’s abstract says: “The biomedical model posits that mental disorders are brain diseases and emphasizes pharmacological treatment to target presumed biological abnormalities. A…
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