Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Links to psychological research

Much of the original post is now in #GoldwaterRule and Twitter-psycho-patienting, and the post is renamed from "Biased thinking by Coyne?" He does seem to have a clear bias towards information that can be counted: 

Coyne's research on lucrative psychological products is important, and it does not make him an authority on factors that cannot be counted. I've written about that in #GoldwaterRule. I'll be collecting links to research here, starting with this:  

"Salvaging psychotherapy research: a manifesto" by James C. Coyne
We should take a few tips from Ben Goldacre’s Bad Pharma and clean up the psychotherapy literature, paralleling what is being accomplished with pharmaceutical trials. Sure, much remains to be done to ensure the quality and transparency of drug studies and to get all of the data into public view. But the psychotherapy literature lags far behind and is far less reliable than the pharmaceutical literature.

Troubles in the Branding of Psychotherapies as “Evidence Supported”
By James Coyne PhD

Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror:

Positive psychology is mainly for rich white people

More on the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Intervention T
 We should have been told that patients died and went to jail.
Published on August 25, 2011 by James C. Coyne, Ph.D.

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