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Selected Formative Assessment Question:
Why is the DSM designed the way it is? What are its strengths and limitations?

 
Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below.
 
  1. “Not Dead Yet!” – Confronting the Legacy of Dualism in Modern Psychiatry. A Clinical Commentary from Biological Psychiatry that highlights the historical roots and challenges of dualism.
  2. Ten to the Fifteenth, The Official Podcast of the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative: Episode 1: What’s in a name? This is a 23-minute episode that offers our spin on the current state of the field.
  3. Dualism and the ‘difficult patient’: Why integrating neuroscience matters. “How can integrating neuroscience help us understand patients with chronic pain, substance use disorders, or otherwise labeled “difficult” by the healthcare system?” Check out this modern perspective on dualism.
  4. Bringing Neuroscience to the Bedside. How can we integrate neuroscience alongside psychiatric perspectives? It’s time to bring neuroscience out of the laboratory and to the bedside!

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