Is Psychology a Hoax?
19 Sep 2014
I'm thinking that psychology is a hoax.
Nah. I don't think so anymore. I do think that people should be WAY more informed about psych care though. For some people therapy is harmful, and it's not a small minority either. I When therapy causes harm: Christian Jarrett on the ‘dark underbelly’ of psychology. Could the use of client feedback be the answer? I don't believe that the therapists are deliberately causing harm. I just feel that people should be given a risk warning as with other clinical and medical treatments - like inoculations and x-rays. Know what I mean? Anyway, here's the article that caused my hoax suspicions - Reviewers of University of Minnesota Ethical Procedures Have Ties to Drug Industry