Power Therapies and possible threats to the science of psychology and psychiatry.

@article{Devilly2005PowerTA,
  title={Power Therapies and possible threats to the science of psychology and psychiatry.},
  author={Grant James Devilly},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={437-45}
}
OBJECTIVE Advocates of new therapies frequently make bold claims regarding therapeutic effectiveness, particularly in response to disorders which have been traditionally treatment-refractory. This paper reviews a collection of new therapies collectively self-termed "The Power Therapies", outlining their proposed procedures and the evidence for and against their use. These therapies are then put to the test for pseudoscientific practice. METHOD Therapies were included which self-describe… CONTINUE READING
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