Defining Disorder

A Broken Record Model of Mental Disorders

Our modern fast-paced society is lightheartedly labeled the neurotic generation, although most individuals manage to “roll with the punches.” The increasing number of individuals suffering psychotic episodes, however, present a quite different picture, a rigid mindset indicative of a dependency on such maladaptive perspectives. According to this novel interpretation, the mentally ill individual develops...
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Alternatives to DSM & ICD

An Adjunct Reference or Replacement for DSM

This newly released reference work is defined as a 3-digit coding system in the vein of the DSM-5 and ICD-10 series intended as an adjunct reference source or replacement. THE THEORETICAL BACKGROUND FOR THE DCE – I (An Expanded Narrative Excerpt from the Introductory Chapter One of DCE – I) A modest number of...
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Defining Disorder

A stringently-scientific Communicational-Model for MI

In light of an overall communicational model for mental illness, the principles of the Scientific Method are necessarily employed: namely, (1) propose a hypothesis, (2) make predictions from that hypothesis, and (3) test the accuracy of the predictions within an experimental setting. According to Step (1), the major hypothesis has initially been established; namely,...
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Alternatives to DSM & ICD

The Communicational Factors Underlying the Mental Disorders

Very little has been said about the communicational factors underlying the mental disorders, which remains one of mankind’s most enduring mysteries. The widespread distribution of these disorders across the general population proves to be of crucial concern to the social safety net. Mental illness is primarily regarded as a physical disorder or a chemical imbalance,...
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