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This article considers the appropriate legal and ethical response to those whose advocacy of "alternative" or unvalidated therapies places people at risk of harm. What are our professional responsibilities with respect to such advocacy, and what sorts of harm will justify government intervention?
The term "regression" refers to events in which an individual changes from his or her present level of maturity and regains mental and behavioral characteristics shown at an earlier point in development. This definition has remained constant for over a century, but the implications of the concept have changed systematically from a perspective in which… (More)
Emery otto, and O'Donohue (2005) diseussed the foundations of non-attachment-related child custody evaluations • (CCEs) and concluded that they had a limited scientific basis. have suggested the possibility of using attaehment theory and attachment measures for CCE purposes Thi¡ pape reviews cnt.c.sms of attaehment theory and research and discusses specific… (More)
Although the term attachment disorder is ambiguous, attachment therapies are increasingly used with children who are maltreated, particularly those in foster care or adoptive homes. Some children described as having attachment disorders show extreme disturbances. The needs of these children and their caretakers are real. How to meet their needs is less… (More)