Jeffrey Poland

Jeffrey Poland teaches in the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Science at Rhode Island School of Design and in the Science and Society Program at Brown University.

Books by this Editor

Edited By Jeffrey Poland, George Graham
Addictive behavior threatens not just the addict's happiness and health but also the welfare and well-being of others. It represents a loss of self-control and a variety of other cognitive impairments and behavioral deficits. An addict may say, "I couldn’t help myself." But questions arise: are we responsible for our addictions? And what responsibilities do others have to help...
Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research
Edited By Jeffrey Poland, Şerife Tekin
Psychiatry and mental health research is in crisis, with tensions between psychiatry’s clinical and research aims and controversies over diagnosis, treatment, and scientific constructs for studying mental disorders. At the center of these controversies is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which—especially after the publication of DSM-5—many have...