Psychiatry & Psychology--General/Silva Method

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Hi Alan,
From a standpoint of the Psychiatry / Psychology, is there any official position regarding the veracity of the Silva Method? If you have not heard about any psychological / psychiatric oficial position, which is at least your personal position on the Silva Method?
Thank you,
Leonardo

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Hi Leonardo

I don't happen to have seen any official statements from professional organizations, but would not be surprised if they deem it too lacking in credibility to warrant their attention.

I consider it a pseudo-science that, like other such, makes unsubstantiated claims based on vague concepts, lacks meaningful scientific evidence, but attracts some who claim various benefits.

Alan

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Taught psychology for 30 years, authored four textbooks. Specialize in introductory and industrial/organizational psychology, but will tackle wider range of areas.

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