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What’s Wrong with Their Mice?

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached

in Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149608
eISBN:
9781400846337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149608.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter discusses the use of animals to explore issues relating to human cognition, emotion, volition, and their pathologies. Researchers who use animal models in their work point to ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter discusses the field of the philosophy of psychiatry, detailing its relevance and emergence during the 1970s. It describes the philosophy of psychiatry as encompassing the ... More


Choosing Controls

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.17
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter sharpens the focus to a central pitfall of case-control studies in psychiatric research: selecting valid controls. It revisits the logic of control selection and the guideline of ... More


Introduction: Psychiatric Research and Extraordinary Science

Jeffrey Poland and Şerife Tekin (eds)

in Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter introduces the core thematic ideas of the present volume: that psychiatric research is in crisis, that it has entered a period of extraordinary science, and that a fully adequate ... More


Differential Misclassification

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.14
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses misclassification of the disease that is linked to the exposure, that is, misclassification of disease that is unequal for the exposed and the unexposed groups. This is the ... More


Psychiatric symptom–provoking studies: An ethical appraisal

Donald L. Rosenstein

in The Ethical Challenges of Human Research: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199896202
eISBN:
9780190267681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896202.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines ethical concerns posed by one form of psychiatric research, the “challenge study,” whereby investigators administer a psychopharmacological agent or psychological challenge ... More


Placebo-controlled trials in psychiatric research: An ethical perspective

Frankling G. Miller

in The Ethical Challenges of Human Research: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199896202
eISBN:
9780190267681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896202.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the ethics of using placebos in clinical trials. It first considers why placebo-controlled trials are problematic before staking a middle-ground position on the debate over the ... More


Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Jeffrey Poland and Serife Tekin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The subject of the book is the culture of crisis and controversy that exists in contemporary mental health research, following the publication of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical ... More


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