It avoids biological psychiatry. It nearly wholly avoids not only dynamic psychiatry and the unconscious but also meanings, psychological understanding of feelings, relationships, conflicts, defenses, anger, pain, shame, guilt, and self-deception. It has a rather narrow view of human adaptation. It has nearly nothing to say about the nature of the therapist, and the patient’s relationship with him or her. It says little about the difficulties of listening, to oneself and to others. It nearly wholly avoids the family. It nearly wholly avoids social psychiatry: society, culture, race, class, prejudice, poverty, ethnicity, schools, religions, public economic institutions and arrangements, etc. It tends to avoid development. It accepts 6 months as an adequate follow-up in child studies. It tends to avoid causality. It nearly wholly avoids prevention. It avoids severe illness, such as autism, pervasive developmental disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, and major substance abuse. It evades intelligence, learning disorders, psychosomatic disorders, parental illness or absence or death, other lack of good enough parenting, neurological and other physical illness, divorce, many problems with sex and aggression, abuse and neglect, loss, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder.