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Destructive trends in mental health : the well-intentioned path to harm

Author: Rogers Wright; Nicholas A Cummings
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2005.
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"Destructive Trends in Mental Health presents compelling arguments for a re-evaluation of the practices and policies of professional organizations in the mental health fields, the needs of the public they ultimately serve, and how practitioners deliver care to their patients. Wright and Cummings demonstrate that unless steps are taken to reverse these destructive trends, the mental health professions will suffer
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rogers Wright; Nicholas A Cummings
ISBN: 0415950864 9780415950862
OCLC Number: 56370984
Description: xxxiv, 346 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Rogers H. Wright --
Psychology's surrender to political correctness / Nicholas A. Cummings and William T. O'Donohue --
Cultural sensitivity : a critical examination / William T. O'Donohue --
The psychology of victimhood / Ofer Zur --
Homophobia : conceptual, definitional, and value issues / William T. O'Donohue and Christine E. Caselles --
Expanding a shrinking economic base : the right way, the wrong way, and the mental health way / Nicholas A. Cummings --
Warning : psychiatry can be hazardous to your mental health / William Glasser --
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : what it is and what it is not / Rogers H. Wright --
The myth of continuing education : a look at some intended and (maybe) unintended consequences / Rogers H. Wright --
Surpressing intelligence research : hurting those we intend to help / Linda S. Gottfredson --
Pseudoscience, nonscience, and nonsense in clinical psychology : dangers and remedies / Scott O. Lilienfeld, Katherine A. Fowler, Jeffrey M. Lohr, and Steven Jay Lynn --
The diseasing of America's children : the politics of diagnosis / John K. Rosemond --
Abortion, boxing, and Zionism : politics and the APA / William T. O'Donohue and Christopher Dyslin --
The dumbing down of psychology : faulty beliefs about boundary crossings and dual relationships / Ofer Zur --
Social justice in community psychology / Jason Lillis, William T. O'Donohue, Michael Cucciare, and Elizabeth Lillis --
Sociopolitical diversity in psychology : the case for pluralism / Richard E. Redding.
Responsibility: edited by Rogers H. Wright and Nicholas A. Cummings.
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