Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology
Liienfield, Scott, Lynn, Steven & Lohr, JeffreyPublisher: Guilford Press
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX8126
Written by psychologists this book examines the differences between science and pseudoscience within the field of clinical psychology .Throughout the book they present an analysis of the rising number of alternate therapies (Emotional Freedom Technique, Thought Field Technique, self-help books, Dr. Phil etc..) that offer immediate relief of mental health issues whether it be depression, anxiety or post-trumatic stress disorder. They conclude with recommendations for combatting the current state of pseudoscience and discuss the therapies that are scientifically supported, safe and effective.