10 September 2018

Recently it has been proposed to adopt the understanding of consciousness as a “pure experience” for the purpose of diagnosing the patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC). In the paper the authors stated that while this suggestion is original and novel, without placing such Eastern notion in the Western tradition it is difficult to see how pure experience could be usefully operationalized to make sense in the clinical practice with

07 August 2018

In this paper, the authors focused on the increasingly growing understanding that the notion of categorical (discrete) mental disorders adopted in the DSM-III, DSM-IV and even in DSM-5 is far removed from the biological reality of the brain. Convergent evidence suggests that the categorical model of the DSM is a poor fit to the inherent structure of psychopathology.