Richard P. Halgin.

Taking sides. edited, selected, and with introductions by Richard P. Halgin. - 1st ed. - Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin/McGraw-Hill, c2000. - xxii, 378 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Is the DSM-IV a useful classification system? -- Is there gender bias in the DSM-IV? -- Is multiple personality disorder a valid diagnosis? -- Does attention deficit disorder exist? -- Is schizophrenia a biological disorder? -- Does post-abortion syndrome exist? -- Are repressed memories valid? -- Have Consumer reports researchers proven that psychotherapy helps? -- Has too much emphasis been placed on empirically supported therapies? -- Is Ritalin overprescribed? -- Should psychosurgery be used to treat certain psychological conditions? -- Does media violence promote violent behavior in young people? -- Is pornography harmful? -- Is the Bell Curve Theory valid? -- Does religious commitment improve mental health? -- Has the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill worked? -- Should mental health professionals serve as gatekeepers for physician-assisted suicide? -- Is sexual orientation conversion therapy ethical? -- Is the abuse excuse overused? -- Is electroconvulsive therapy ethical?


Psychology, Pathological--Miscellanea.
Mental illness--Miscellanea.

616.89 / TAK-H 2000 503636

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