The Deficiency of the Concept of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder When Dealing with Victims of Human Rights Violations

@inproceedings{Becker1995TheDO,
  title={The Deficiency of the Concept of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder When Dealing with Victims of Human Rights Violations},
  author={David C. Becker},
  year={1995}
}
  • David C. Becker
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • The classification and diagnosis of an illness is a noble task that, at first sight, seems to be a value-free activity, carried out in the best interest of scientific development and the health care necessities of a given patient. Unfortunately, science is never value free, and since Werner Heisenberg defined his principle of uncertainty, we definitely learned that, even in the so-called hard sciences, the way we look at things changes not only what we see but also what happens. Posttraumatic… CONTINUE READING

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