Biomedical Bias of the American Psychiatric Association

Double, Duncan B.
July 2004
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Summer2004, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p153
Academic Journal
Modern psychiatric practice postulates brain pathology as the cause of mental illness. This may mean that its neurobiological tenets are propounded more on the basis of faith than scientific facts. This bias is examined in a recent statement from the American Psychiatric Association on the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.


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