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Alien Landscapes? Interpreting Disordered Minds

Alien Landscapes?  Interpreting Disordered Minds

by Jonathan Glover,
Psychology Today, September 2, 2014

In recent decades psychiatry has been medicalized. Researchers in epidemiology, genetics, pharmacology, and neuroimaging have found some causal links between body chemistry and personality disorders – and identified drugs that reduce or eliminate deviant or destructive behavior. Jonathan Glover, a professor of ethics at The School of Law, King’s College London "takes for granted the value of biological psychiatry." He agrees as well scientific progress is reducing our ignorance about the relationship between deliberations, decisions, and behavior.

 

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