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Blog: Not the Science Bit: "Psychology is (not?) fine"

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, Nov 8, 2018.

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  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member

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    Blog by @Brian Hughes
    https://notthesciencebit.net/2018/11/08/psychology-is-not-fine/
     
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    Excellent, especially the book launch.
     
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    @Brian Hughes, I am reading 'Psychology in Crisis' with great interest. It is the first book I hope to finish for a number of years. Brain fog means difficulty in integrating information over longer sections of text, so each chapter has to be reread several times. Currently about a month in and on Chapter 5.

    As someone with ME I really value your challenging of the appalling science that is harming so many people, though as a psychology graduate it is really depressing that you have to address an ongoing complacency about methodological problems well known over forty years ago.

    Hopefully your work will be a catalyst for real change.
     
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    I'm really hoping the good psychologists and psychiatrists will see the mounting problems of letting a fringe minority of quacks harming the reputation of their profession.

    This rise of magical thinking is bad for everyone and may usher in a serious crisis of confidence in those two specialities' ability to regulate themselves.
     
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    Me really hoping too.
     
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    James Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    This rise of magical thinking is bad for everyone and may usher in a serious crisis of confidence in those two specialities' ability to regulate themselves.[/QUOTE]
     
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