“Overall Efficacy of Mental Health Treatment”

by Phil on September 21, 2013 reblog from

Behaviorism and Mental Health

An alternative perspective on mental disorders | PHILIP HICKEY, PH.D.
http://www.behaviorismandmentalhealth.com/2013/09/21/overall-efficacy-of-mental-health-treatment/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BehaviorismAndMentalHealth+%28Behaviorism+and+Mental+Health%29
“At the very least, the research is a warning to psychiatrists, from a respectable and apparently unbiased source, that their cherished assumptions may be false, and that they may be doing more harm than good. The article has been available online since December 2012. Yet I have detected no sense of concern within the psychiatric community with regards to the implications of this research. Nor am I aware of any great push from within psychiatry to conduct further research to clarify these matters.”

and then we have these other cases, “that which must not be named” but gives off a human trafficking vibe:
http://loathingbioethics.blogspot.com/2013/09/how-many-desperate-patients-have-put.html

“The Trafficking Protocol defines human trafficking as

(a) […] the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs;

(b) The consent of a victim of trafficking in persons to the intended exploitation set forth in subparagraph (a) of this article shall be irrelevant where any of the means set forth in subparagraph (a) have been used;”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_trafficking

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