Tag: social conformity and mental health

Why “Middle-Grounders” May Be as Dangerous as APA Presidents

When above-the-fray/middle-roaders jump on bandwagons and criticize only those aspects of psychiatry that have become fashionable to criticize but don’t challenge the legitimacy of psychiatry as an authority, they hurt more than they help. They provide the false impression that psychiatry is self-correcting and progressing.

“How Nazi’s Defense of ‘Just Following Orders’ Plays Out in the...

For PBS NewsHour, Joshua Barajas reports on a “modern day Milgram experiment,” which shows that people obeying commands feel less responsible for their actions....