“Psychology‬ Gone Wrong” reviewed by Science-Based Medicine

On March 31, 2015 a review of “Psychology Gone Wrong. The Dark Sides of Science and Therapy” written by Harriet Hall was published at:

Science-Based Medicine

Psychology and Psychotherapy: How Much Is Evidence-Based?

Despite all those Polish jokes, Poland has its share of good scientists and critical thinkers. A superb new book illustrates that fact in spades:

Psychology Gone Wrong: The Dark Sides of Science and Therapy, by Tomasz Witkowski and Maciej Zatonski, Witkowski is a psychologist, science writer, and founder of the Polish Skeptics Club; Zatonski is a surgeon and researcher known for debunking unscientific therapies and claims in clinical medicine. Together, they turn a spotlight on research and treatment in the field of psychology. They uncover distressing flaws, show that many commonly accepted psychological principles are based on myths, argue that psychotherapy is a business and a kind of prostitution rather than an effective evidence-based medical treatment, and question whether psychotherapy should even exist, since in most cases it offers no advantage over talking to a friend about one’s problems, and in some cases can cause harm. Read more…

Thank you dr Hall!

You can buy “Psychology Gone Wrong” at AMAZON or directly from publisher BROWNWALKER PRESS.

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