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On SAGE Insight: PTSD and the War of Words

The importance of diagnostic categories: a reflection on the fluctuating names for posttraumatic stress disorder. What’s in a name? In psychiatry, a great deal. The names for most psychiatric disorders reflect professional consensus rather than neuropathology. These names evolved over … Continue reading

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Is left-handedness higher among those suffering from psychosis?

Left-Handedness Among a Community Sample of Psychiatric Outpatients Suffering From Mood and Psychotic Disorders From Sage Open Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. This study finds that among those with … Continue reading

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Bipolarity special issue: A debate among astute ‘bipolar brains’

From Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry This special issue on Bipolarity brings together some of the most perspicacious ‘bipolar brains’. Contributors; attempt to unify the clinical investigation of the mood disorders  spectrum, highlight the need for further research … Continue reading

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