Taking sides. Clashing views in abnormal psychology / selected, edited and with introductions by Richard P. Halgin
Book | McGraw-Hill | 2013 | 7th ed.
Available at WCTC Social Issues Collection (RC454 .T25) plus 1 more
xxxii, 480 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a real disorder? -- Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) overdiagnosed and overtreated? -- Is gender identity disorder a mental illness? -- Is psychological debriefing a harmful intervention for survivors of trauma? -- Do we still need psychiatrists? -- Should "smart drugs" be used to enhance cognitive functioning -- Should memory-dampening drugs be used to prevent and treat trauma in combat soldiers? -- Is addiction a brain disease? -- Does research confirm that violent video games are harmful to minors? -- Would legalization of virtual child pornography reduce sexual exploitation of children? -- Must mentally ill murderers have a rational understanding of why they are being sentenced to death? -- Does research confirm that abortion is a psychologically benign experience? -- Should individuals with anorexia nervosa have the right to refuse life-sustaining treatment? -- Is the use of aversive treatment an inhumane intervention for psychologically disordered individuals? -- Is it unethical for psychologists to be involved in coercive interrogations? -- Is it ethical to support the wish for healthy limb amputation in people with body integrity identity disorder (BIID)? -- Is forced treatment of seriously mentally ill individuals justifiable? -- Is excessive use of Facebook a form of narcissism?
Halgin, Richard P.
Clashing views in abnormal psychology