Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: ethics in psychiatry

The Matrix: Disentangling Anti-Psychiatry

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For the last forty years, psychiatry has been comprehensively critiqued from a myriad of disciplines including sociology, psychology, and the user movement. Is there anything that can be salvaged from the psychiatry project? How would a psychiatrist practice ethically in such a nefarious environment?

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants: Breakthrough or Total Disaster?

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From Gizmodo: Some researchers believe that deep brain stimulation - a surgical procedure involving the implantation of electrodes that send electrical signals to specific areas...

Unhelpful Utterances: 6 Comments We Should No Longer Hear From Mental...

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Professionals are paid to share their wisdom with those who are, typically, less informed. But, when dealing with mental health professionals in the psychiatric arena, it is wise to retain a degree of skepticism about the words spoken by the doctors and nurses commissioned to help reduce human misery and suffering.