TagLast edit: 2 Aug 2020 8:08 UTC by Sabiola

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions.

[Question] What are the pros and cons of seek­ing a for­mal di­ag­no­sis of autism?

Dumbledore's Army29 Dec 2021 16:52 UTC
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Book re­view: “Feel­ing Great” by David Burns

Steven Byrnes9 Jun 2021 13:17 UTC
103 points
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[Question] If some­one you loved was ex­pe­rienc­ing un­remit­ting suffer­ing (re­lated to a con­stel­la­tion of multi-di­men­sional fac­tors and pro­cesses, those of which in­clude anoma­lous states of con­scious­ness and an ia­tro­genic men­tal health sys­tem), what would you think and what would you do?

Sara C3 Jul 2020 21:02 UTC
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Are most per­son­al­ity di­s­or­ders re­ally trust di­s­or­ders?

chaosmage6 Feb 2024 12:37 UTC
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“Per­spec­tive: Fo­cused-Ul­tra­sound Guided Neu­ropep­tide De­liv­ery as a Novel Ther­a­peu­tic Ap­proach in Psy­chi­a­try” (Seeds of Science call for re­view­ers)

rogersbacon21 Mar 2023 14:31 UTC
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An­tag­o­niz­ing Opi­oid Re­cep­tors for (Preven­tion of) Fun and Profit

Scott Alexander5 May 2010 14:40 UTC
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Re­v­erse Psychology

Scott Alexander18 Jul 2015 4:25 UTC
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A cog­ni­tive in­ter­ven­tion for wrist pain

rmoehn17 Mar 2019 5:26 UTC
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[Question] Could in­duced and sta­bi­lized hy­po­ma­nia be a de­sir­able men­tal state?

MvB12 Jun 2023 12:13 UTC
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Ra­tion­al­ity Drugs

lukeprog1 Oct 2011 11:20 UTC
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Re­source on al­co­hol problems

juliawise27 Feb 2020 18:17 UTC
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A study on depression

vlad.proex13 Oct 2020 15:43 UTC
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Scott Alexander16 Aug 2014 19:00 UTC
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The Frontal Syndrome

Annoyance1 Jun 2009 16:10 UTC
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The Anti-Placebo Effect

ShannonFriedman28 Sep 2013 5:44 UTC
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On the na­ture of anxiety

mr_fahrenheit22 Feb 2021 23:56 UTC
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Gen­er­al­iz­ing From One Example

Scott Alexander28 Apr 2009 22:00 UTC
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[Question] Why do we talk about autism (spec­trum) with­out talk­ing about bor­der­line p.d.?

MoritzG22 Sep 2021 14:32 UTC
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The Apol­o­gist and the Revolutionary

Scott Alexander11 Mar 2009 21:39 UTC
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[Question] Get­ting di­ag­nosed for ADHD if I don’t plan on tak­ing meds?

vroomerify17 Dec 2021 19:27 UTC
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Pre­scrip­tions, Para­doxes, and Perversities

Scott Alexander30 Apr 2015 4:52 UTC
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The Medium Is The Bandage

party girl10 Aug 2022 1:45 UTC
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[Paper] Tra­jec­to­ries through se­man­tic spaces in schizophre­nia and the re­la­tion­ship to rip­ple bursts

bvbvbvbvbvbvbvbvbvbvbv15 Dec 2023 13:37 UTC
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The bur­den of knowing

arisAlexis28 Feb 2023 18:40 UTC
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LLM Psy­cho­met­rics: A Spec­u­la­tive Ap­proach to AI Safety

pskl29 Jan 2024 18:38 UTC
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Burnout: What it is and how to Treat it.

Elizabeth7 Nov 2018 22:02 UTC
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Are Amer­i­cans Be­com­ing More De­pressed?

calebo7 Aug 2020 15:57 UTC
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Silver Chairs, Pa­ter­nal­ism, and Akrasia

dclayh9 Apr 2009 21:24 UTC
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