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Slate book review: Is Psychiatry Dishonest? And if so, is it a noble lie?

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Esther12, May 4, 2013.

  1. A.B.

    A.B. Senior Member

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    If you can come up with a plausible system where financial rewards are tied to *curing* patients then you have essentially the answer to most of these problems.
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    As an eventual solution that might be workable, but as an interim solution, with medical science still trying to figure out what is going on, I think its unworkable. In any case thats one of the points of evidence based medicine - to promote what is acceptable and shown to work, and criticize what doesn't work. However EBM has major problems that are not being fixed currently.

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