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International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP) Conference Call for Papers

The ISEPP 15th annual conference is scheduled for November 2 and 3, 2012 at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A Call for Papers is issued now through May 5, 2012.

PRLog - Apr. 4, 2012 - LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Philadelphia, PA:  The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP) announced today that it has issued the Call for Papers for its 2012 conference. The conference is scheduled for November 2 and 3 at the Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The theme of the conference is Alternatives to Biological Psychiatry: Treatments That Work. Submissions are encouraged on the following topics:

Alternatives to medication for those in psychological distress, including approaches to both psychosis and depression

Empirical, conceptual or philosophical critiques of biological psychiatry

Comparisons of efficacy of drug and non-drug treatments

Examinations of obstacles to evidence-based mental health treatment

Analyses of psychiatric labeling (use of DSM)

Critical analysis of the impact of the pharmaceutical industry

Any other topic relevant to the overall theme presented above.

To see the Call for Papers go to www.psychintegrity.org and click on the "2012 Conference" link.

Plenary speakers for the conference include:

Grace Jackson, M.D., author of Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for Informed Consent and Drug-induced Dementia: A Perfect Crime.

James Gordon, M.D., author of Manifesto for a New Medicine.

Salman Akhtar, M.D., author of Broken Structures and Quest for Answers.

Deborah Anna Leupnitz, Ph.D., author of The Family Interpreted


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ISEPP is a non-profit 501 (c3) research and education network focusing on the critical study of the mental health movement. ISEPP is an independent organization which currently takes no monies from external sources.

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