TITLE

EDITORIAL

AUTHOR(S)
Kean, Brian
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the various ethical issues facing psychiatry, psychology, social work, education. It states that the increasing rates of diagnosis of mental health illnesses in Western societies are on the verge of becoming an epidemic that threatens the stability of societies. Furthermore, the "Universal Mental Health Screening and Drugging of Our Children: Risks and Benefits" annual conference of the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology addressed the rise of mandatory mental health screening throughout the U.S.
ACCESSION #
33294564

 

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