BETWEEN DSM AND RDoC: THE SYNAPSES TO SYSTEMS PARADIGM
ALAN EPPEL Psychiatry is a dynamic and rapidly evolving medical speciality. It is now at a transition point in its history. The limitations of the DSM and ICD systems have become apparent while at the same time the promise of the neuroscience ..
THE NEED FOR FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT
Gabor I Keitner M.D. Professor Department of Psychiatry Brown University, Providence, RI There are many reasons why psychiatrists do not assess or treat families. Meeting with families is often perceived as not being cost effective given..
WHY EVOLUTIONARY THEORY SHOULD GUIDE THE NEW PARADIGM SHIFT IN PSYCHIATRY
Tinbergen (1963) famously described a framework for understanding behavior in which he emphasized that in order to understand behavior we must appreciate not only its proximate but also its ultimate or evolutionary causes. While evolutionary t..
- Posted by Sachin Sarin MD
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