What Is Wrong With Psychiatry? by Al Siebert, PhD Excerpted from Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Vol. 40, No. 1, Winter, 2000. pp. 34-58. http://www.successfulschizophrenia.org/articles/wrong.html Summary An experimental interview with a young woman diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia led to her rapid recovery. This incident and questions raised about psychiatric practices suggest that something is seriously wrong with psychiatry. It lacks insight into its own behavior, invalidates constructive criticism, avoids the kind of self-examination it urges on patients, shows little interest in accounts of successes with schizophrenic individuals, erroneously lumps all the schizophrenias (plural) together in research studies, feels help-less and hopeless about schizophrenia, dismisses evidence that con-tradicts its inaccurate beliefs, and misrepresents what is known about schizophrenia to the public and to patients. The argument is put forward that research should begin to focus on the mind of the beholder. It is time for researchers to examine the cognitive processes, personality traits, and motives of mental health professionals who perceive schizophrenia in others and insist that schizophrenia is an incurable brain disease……………MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.successfulschizophrenia.org/articles/wrong.html ******************************************************************************************* Re Ken Wapnick,ACIM,GROK,Atonement,THE JOURNEY HOME,Etc,

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What Is Wrong With Psychiatry? by Al Siebert, PhD Excerpted from Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Vol. 40, No. 1, Winter, 2000. pp. 34-58.

What Is Wrong With Psychiatry?

by Al Siebert, PhD

Excerpted from Journal of Humanistic Psychology,
Vol. 40, No. 1, Winter, 2000. pp. 34-58.

http://www.successfulschizophrenia.org/articles/wrong.html

Summary

An experimental interview with a young woman diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia led to her rapid recovery. This incident and questions raised about psychiatric practices suggest that something is seriously wrong with psychiatry. It lacks insight into its own behavior, invalidates constructive criticism, avoids the kind of self-examination it urges on patients, shows little interest in accounts of successes with schizophrenic individuals, erroneously lumps all the schizophrenias (plural) together in research studies, feels help-less and hopeless about schizophrenia, dismisses evidence that con-tradicts its inaccurate beliefs, and misrepresents what is known about schizophrenia to the public and to patients. The argument is put forward…

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