British Psychologists Dissent Against Affirmation By Default

The official monthly publication of The British Psychological Society is The Psychologist.

The Psychologist has published a letter signed by a groups of psychologists who challenge the affirm-by-default approach required by British Psychological Society. The letter goes as far to question evidence for this approach.

The BPS guidance stipulates that practitioners validate a belief in gender (both in general and in particular to the individual’s sense of self) without considering the evidence base in relation to the practice of belief validation.

The letter can be read in it’s entirety on the website of the journal.

 

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