Biopsychiatry controversy  

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The biopsychiatry controversy is a dispute over which viewpoint should predominate and form the scientific basis of psychiatric theory and practice. The debate is a criticism of the strict biological view of psychiatric thinking. Its critics including disparate groups such as the antipsychiatry movement and some academics. A recovery model has in many countries become a substantial portion of the mental health treatment.

See also

General

Groups critical of the biomedical paradigm

  • Mindfreedom - A group which advocates for "choice" regarding psychopharmaceuticals.
  • ICSPP (International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology)
  • isps (International Society for the Psychological Treatment of the Schizophrenias and other Psychoses)





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