Debunked ‘Primal Scream’ Therapy Returns With Covid

by | Feb 10, 2022 | Benjamin Radford, Health and Medicine, Media Literacy, News, Psychology, Skepticism | 1 comment

In the news: Moms gathering to scream out their pandemic frustrations. Psychotherapist Arthur Janov believed that neuroses are caused by childhood pain and could be relieved by re-experiencing it through crying and screaming. A huge fad in the 1970s, the idea of “screaming out” anger has a pop culture, superficial appeal, but little basis in science. It’s performative “therapy” ineffective at best and harmful at worst, not shown to improve mental health. Any benefit comes from the group support, not the screaming itself…

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  1. James D Buchanan


    You are wet all over .Ghost do exist. I have over 100 pictures of ghost that have been around me from time to time my family is so freaked out they don’t want see the ghost. It scares them. One thing people do is to live in denial. If you want to change your mind, contact me.


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