Notes on Asylums for the Insane in America

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Mental patients have nothing wrong with their bodies. An example is the "double blind" procedure used in many experiments. Over the past 6 months or less, my mother began imagining things that DID NOT EVER HAPPEN OR EXIST! Based on this philosophy of training, professional psychologists are encouraged to: ensure that professional practice is based on a strong empirical foundation, and examine their practices by conducting ongoing research and evaluation. It is important for us to distinguish between media sensationalism and mundane reality.

Pages: 110

Publisher: HardPress Publishing (August 1, 2012)

ISBN: 1290587094

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