Thursday, September 23, 2010

Does it matter whether biomedical psychiatry is true or not?

Lesson 5 of the NIMH course curriculum on mental illness, mentioned in a previous post, looks at the problem from the diagnosed children's perspective. Like any other kid is a video in three parts.

Regarding their problem as caused by a brain disorder has helped to make sense of their situation for these young people. Biomedical psychiatry can provide a genuine order to the world. Does it matter whether it's true or not?

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