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Is EBMH too PC?
  1. Steven Reid, Editor
  1. Evidence-Based Mental Health

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It seems that not a day passes in the news media without another outraged commentator spluttering into the nearest microphone “it’s political correctness gone mad!” I don’t have a problem with political correctness; giving some thought to the sensitivities of others is a sign of civility, but the term itself has been reduced to a lazy cliché. What does this have to do with Evidence-Based Mental Health? Political correctness and evidence-based medicine both became prominent in the 1990s and critics have attacked them for promoting a doctrinaire orthodoxy that in the case of evidence-based medicine curtails clinical freedom and …

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