Psychiatry as Bullshit
Objective: As part of the philosophical project of distinguishing science and nonscience, an ancient concept, bullshit, has recently been redefined and explored. This is not science or does it meet a strict definition of pseudoscience. This article explores the extent to which this concept pervades psychiatry. Conclusion: By even the most charitable interpretation of the concept, the institution of modern psychiatry is replete with bullshit.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2016-04-01
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