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6/14/2017    Administrator    In the News 3 Comments
by Chuck Ruby, Ph.D.
The results of a study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, claims that ADHD causes an increased risk of automobile crashes. I'll explain why this is a trivial conclusion. What's more, it is absurd that the authors suggest more research into “the specific mechanisms by which ADHD influences crash risk to develop effective countermeasures.” ADHD is not a disorder that causes anything. ADHD is a label that describes a constellation of behaviors. To say it is a disorder that causes an increased risk of crashes is like saying walking is a disorder that causes an increased risk of moving....

"Saving Psychiatry" - Dr. Joe's Blog

"I Want To Die"

If you are a psychotherapist, counselor, psychoanalyst, and especially if you are a psychiatrist, you have heard variations of this refrain many times, which has soullessly come to be called "suicidal ideation". “I don’t want to live anymore… I want to kill myself… I wish it were all over…," etc. What to do with these laments?...

ISEPP In Action

ISEPP's Joanne Cacciatore is helping to pave the way for a new model of care for those traumatized by loss. See her recent review of the literature on carefarming and traumatic grief. ...

 

20th Annual Conference of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry

Denver, Colorado
October 6-8, 2017

Mental Health: Considering Context in Human Suffering



The Warfighter Advance

kicks off!

ISEPP is sponsoring the Warfighter Advance, a unique and humane program for helping veterans and military deal with traumatic experiences without resorting to the medical model. One of our Board members, Mary Neal Vieten, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of The Advance. ISEPP is given a 90-minute spot during each retreat to explain the smoke and mirrors of the mental illness industry. Please take a look at the wonderful work they're doing.



A Video by Steve Spiegel:
Advocating for a Social Welfare Model of Distress

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