It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Missing, Mangled, and Merged Diagnose
Daniel J Winarick Ph.D.
The mangling of schizoid personality disorder in DSM-III yielded three putatively distinct disorders, creating a longstanding diagnostic controversy.
When psychoanalysis and descriptive psychiatry converged in the DSM-I and DSM-II, the schizoid personality construct was born. Now it’s on life support, just making the DSM-V.
A new book debunks psychiatry skeptics and reaffirms its role in medicine.
Who are the chanters?
While there is widespread agreement that there was "meddling" in the 2016 election, there is less agreement about whether the meddling was effective. What does psychology say?
Political persuasion or pathological social behavior? Vintage viewpoints receive renewed attention.
Millennial lexicon touts the fear of missing out (FoMO) but neglects DoMO.
What do we know about the psychology of millennials? Empirical and clinical evidence may offer the keys to unlocking the mystery.
Where did all the schizoids go?
A new deal for DSM-VI may mean a new shuffle of diagnoses as well.
Daniel Winarick, Ph.D., is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital, an adjunct professor of psychology at Queens College-CUNY, and a clinical psychologist.