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 ..
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..
Vol 2 #11 Mona Gupta MD CM, FRCPC, PhD University of Montreal Introduction The psychiatric research enterprise has grown considerably over the last two generations and the quest to link the clinical manifestations of mental illnesses to und..
Vol 3 #4 Alan Eppel MB, FRCPC “The diagnosis of generalised anxiety disorder is a distraction of no value. It is highly unreliable, co-occuring with many other disorders of firmer diagnostic status……..classification would be ..