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A Few Thoughts in Response to the Proposed APA Ethical Principles

by Alice LoCicero, PhD APA’s proposed revised ethical principles, issued in July, 2020,contain within them permission to violate human rights in instanceswhere psychologists with dual loyalties have to choose between actingin accord with human rights or following orders to violate them. Thisfailure suggests that psychologists have learned virtually nothingabout dual loyalty issues since the infamous …

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Compliance or Critical Thinking?

Compliance or Critical Thinking? By Terry A. Kupers, M.D., M.S.P. (Many thanks to Willow Katz and Dolores Canales for support and editing) Prisoners consigned to solitary confinement or Security Housing Unit (SHU) are derided as “the worst of the worst.”  But when I enter SHUs around the country in preparation for expert testimony in class …

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