By Stephen Ray Flora
In this hugely provocative publication, Stephen Ray vegetation continues that we have got been deceived into believing that no matter what one’s mental problem—from anxiousness, anorexia, bulimia, melancholy, phobias, sound asleep and sexual problems to schizophrenia—there is a drug to therapy us. against this, he argues that those difficulties are behavioral, now not chemical, and he advocates behavioral remedy as an antidote. He makes the debatable declare that for nearly each mental hassle, behavioral remedy is more advantageous than drug therapy. not just that, however the uncomfortable side effects of behavioral treatment, instead of being destructive like many medications, are literally necessary, frequently facilitating self-empowerment via studying practical lifestyles skills.
“…a brief, easy, and passionate ebook … it'd be little in need of tragic if readers didn't take plants seriously.” — mental Record
“…this ebook is an invaluable corrective to the present kingdom of overdiagnosis and overmedication.” — CHOICE
“…Flora has performed an outstanding activity in exposing the deficits within the drug treatment version because the remedy of selection for all psychological ‘disorders.’ His ebook will be the ideal learn for a faculty scholar, policymakers, and shoppers, for it presents an unlimited volume of analysis aiding behavioral remedy and indicating the failings of drug therapy.” — foreign magazine of Behavioral session and Therapy
“I just like the author’s visible deep-seated predicament concerning the book’s subject and the keenness with which he addresses it. He explains why the behavioral process is more suitable than medicinal drugs, and the way it importantly differs from the drug method. i'm hoping this publication may be commonly learn. Our society wishes it.” — P. A. Lamal, editor of Cultural Contingencies: habit Analytic views on Cultural Practices
“This subject is a crucial one who has implications for the therapy of many childrens and youth. i love the author’s ardour for the subject material; he truly desires to make some extent. He has definitely ‘done his homework.’” — David Reitman, coeditor of Practitioner’s consultant to Empirically established Measures of faculty Behavior
Stephen Ray plants is Professor of Psychology at Youngstown kingdom collage and is the writer of the alternative awesome educational identify the ability of Reinforcement, additionally released through SUNY Press.