Category Archives: Mental Health Diagnosis

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Debating Diagnosis and DSM-5

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The new ‘psychiatry bible’ DSM-5 has come under a lot of fire since it’s recent launch. One vociferous critic is Duke University’s Professor Allen Frances, himself a renowned psychiatrist who helped…

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The Clinician’s Illusion: A Powerful Source of Bias Three Decades On.

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30 years ago, two statistically minded psychologists published a brief but elegant paper describing a phenomenon they called “the clinician’s illusion”. Patricia and Jacob Cohen were a highly distinguished academic…

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Stigma & Mental Health – Chat Summary @MHChat – 16 January 2013

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Thank you for joining @MHChat and for sharing your views on Stigma & Mental Health. Below is the chat transcript. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday (23 January) 8:00 PM…

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Mental Health Diagnosis: Medical versus Social Models (Part 1) – #MHchat Summary for 29-Feb-2012

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Thank you for joining us and sharing your views in relation to medical versus social models of mental health diagnosis. We hope you enjoyed the discussion. Below is the summary…

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