Concepts of psychiatry and psychopathology - epub

Concepts of psychiatry and psychopathology - epub

In this selection of posts from Psychology Today, Nassir Ghaemi discusses ideas in psychiatry, such as the harmful effects of postmodernist assumptions, and psychopathology, such as the invalidity of the concept of narcissism, and the experience of what it means to recover from psychiatric illness. 


Table of Contents:


The consequences of truth: Postmodernism and American psychiatry

Is it all relative?

Passion-based medicine: Science-hatred gone wild

Where are the new ideas? Observations on academia



Suddenly I was just watching a movie

Life events and mood: What's cause? What's effect?

Narcissism: Phlogiston of psychiatry

The psychological fallacy