Monthly Archives: November 2017

What are psychological constructs? On The nature and statistical modeling of psychological kinds by Eiko I. Fried

A recent paper by Eiko Fried lists a number of frameworks for understanding mental illness that integrate the biopsychosocial advances in our understanding, one of which (and my own current view) is that of psychological constructs as “complex kinds”: Conceptualizing … Continue reading

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Depressive Disorders-Recent medication treatment approaches D F Ionescu

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric conditions. Symptoms can lead to significant disability, which result in impairments in overall quality of life. Though there are many approved antidepressant treatments for depression—including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants and … Continue reading

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