Classifying Psychopathology: Mental Kinds and Natural Kinds

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Scholars question the extent to which current psychiatric classification systems are inadequate for diagnosis, treatment, and research of mental disorders and offer suggestions for improvement. In this volume, leading philosophers of psychiatry examine psychiatric classification systems, including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), asking whether current systems are sufficient for effective diagnosis, treatment, and research. Doing so, they take up the question of whether mental disorders ...

Classifying Psychopathology: Mental Kinds and Natural Kinds 2014, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262027052

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