Web Links

Module 34: Biomedical Therapies

Medications and Mental Disorders
This is a 40-page booklet on various types of medications used in cases of mental illness.

The Mysterious Placebo Effect
Includes some links to discussions of how the placebo effect might influence studies on therapy.

A Guide to Psychology and Its Practice
This site provides a number of links to articles on various issues in psychotherapy.

Internet Mental Health
At this site, click on the “Medications” link to find a detailed description of the current medications used in mental health.

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
This site gives public information on ECT from The Mayo Clinic.

Controversial Psychosurgery Resulted in Nobel Prize
This is an article on Moniz’s work.