Already in “Exploding the Self-Esteem Myth” the January 2005 lead article of Scientific American, took a roller coaster hit at both modern Psychology and the self -help book industry. But what about clinical Psychology?
Dissociative Identity Disorder, The Anatomy of a Fallacy, P.1
it started with Robert Louis Stevenson's classic1885 novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
There seems to be a never ending stream of popular books whose titles use the word "syndrome" preceded by some fictional character's name or some scientific language, Psychology today should require that diagnostic categories be empirically validated. Plus ‘bias’ in for example ‘old age’, False Memory Syndrome, Sexual Abuse of Children, Schizophrenia and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.
Last year we investigated Java in the context of Psychiatry and Beliefs in Indonesia P.1:
Experiencing Java: Psychiatry and Beliefs in Indonesia P.2:
Eclectic Muslims? One cannot describe this subject in Java and not mention the role of local Islam and Kyia‘s. Psychiatry and Beliefs in Indonesia P.3:
Offical Healthservices and Conclusion. Psychiatry and Beliefs in Indonesia P.4: