TITLE

Creating an Onion: Alternatives to Biopsychiatry

AUTHOR(S)
Scheff, T. J.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Fall2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the various alternative approaches to biopsychiatry. It explains that biopsychiatry holds the idea that the treatment of the inner core of mental disorder requires physical and physiological treatment. It notes that author P. Breggin specifically named the types and effects of electroshock and psychotropic drugs and its side-effects, which proved important to practitioners and patients. It presents an analysis of a dialogue from a therapy session with a patient who became estranged from her family.
ACCESSION #
27465121

 

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