Destructive Trends in Mental Health: The Well Intentioned Path to Harm [NOOK Book]

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This book takes as its inspiration the assumption that the atmosphere of intellectual openness, scientific inquiry, aspiration towards diversity, and freedom from political pressure that once flourished in the American Psychological Association has been eclipsed by an "ultra-liberal agenda," in which voices of dissent, controversial points of view, and minority groups are intimidated, ridiculed and censored.


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Destructive Trends in Mental Health: The Well Intentioned Path to Harm

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Overview

This book takes as its inspiration the assumption that the atmosphere of intellectual openness, scientific inquiry, aspiration towards diversity, and freedom from political pressure that once flourished in the American Psychological Association has been eclipsed by an "ultra-liberal agenda," in which voices of dissent, controversial points of view, and minority groups are intimidated, ridiculed and censored.


Chapters written by established and revered practitioners explore these important issues within the contexts of social change, the ways in which mental health services providers view themselves and their products, and various economic factors that have affected healthcare cost structure and delivery.


In short, this book is intended to help consumers, practitioners, and policy makers to become better educated about a variety of recent issues and trends that have significantly changed the mental health fields.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135423551
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2005

    'Liberal Activism suppressing Good Science'

    As a former homosexual, I have been disgusted with the APA, using Psychiatry as a means for leftist social causes. The APA caved into gay pressue, and now they can not offend gay activist! The Gay groups which have offices at APA HQ should be ashamed of themselves for lying to the American public. Change is possibe, my life is a shining example. And no liberal, psychiatrist can tell me otherwise. I am greatful for groups like NARTH!

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