Dr. Şerife Tekin

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics

"Someone who thinks, ‘Well, I’m really depressed, I can’t get out of bed, this is completely biological, I have no
“This should serve as a learning lesson for us, just like a lot of points in the history of medicine,”
"Serife Tekin, who studies the philosophy of psychiatry at the University of Texas at San Antonio, says psychiatrists have a
“My biggest concern is that there is not enough research on how effective these technologies are.” ​“Researcher warns about dangers
Tekin, Ş.  2020. Health Disparities in COVID-19 Triage Protocols. Impact Ethics Blog: Making a Difference in Bioethics. https://impactethics.ca/2020/04/08/health-disparities-in-covid-19-triage-protocols/
The COVID-19 Pandemic presents unique challenges for patients with mental disorders, their care givers, mental healthcare professionals, and bioethicists. Professor John
An introduction to the Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Psychiatry. Imperfect Cognitions: The Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Psychiatry
"She draws on the scientific literature on mental illness, philosophical literature on the self, and the ethics literature on what
"Contrary to recent opinion, there is such a thing as the self, and it is empirically amenable to scientific investigation..."
"Thank you for giving us the opportunity to provide some information about our book, Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the
I am taking this opportunity to talk about the main arguments in my article “The Missing Self in Scientific Psychiatry,”
Tekin, Ş.  2016. Are Mental Disorders Natural Kinds?  Imperfect Cognitions: Blog on delusional beliefs, distorted memories, confabulatory explanations, unrealistically optimistic predictions,

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