Category Archive: Psychopathology

Aug 21 2013

Non-Auditory Voices and Other Quirks of the Brain

March, in Chicago. I’m on my way to the Art Institute, and already late. Music in, coat up around my ears–it’s March in Chicago, after all. I rush by a panhandler sitting on cardboard under a doorway. Wait. Stop. Turn. I’d attended a class with a friend and had been trying to teach myself sign …

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Jul 20 2013

[#FtBCon] Skepticism & The DSM Notes


Tonight at 6:00pm Central (that is, right now), I’m giving a talk about skepticism and the DSM: the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This is the link to watch.  Summary: Multiple personalities? Personality disorders? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) contains a list of all recognized mental illnesses. How valid is it? Kate …

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