U.S. Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

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The technology [of fMRI] has nourished the growth of various commercial and academic industries; it has dramatically contributed to “neurologize” research into the human (and the criteria by which it is evaluated) and has been occasionally misused for worthy purposes (as when it was wielded as evidence that mental illness is organic, decisively contributing to the adoption of the U.S. Mental Health Parity Act of 2008).


Vidal, Fernando and Ortega, Francisco. Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject (Forms of Living)....

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