Monday, September 20, 2021

Comments by LofAlexandria

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  • We are at an interesting time in modern psychiatry. We are on the cusp of a real transition towards more biological basis of diagnosis but we are just not knowledgeable enough yet to really abandon the old ways. A big part of the problem is getting insurance coverage on things now requires DSM diagnosis so we are often erring on the side of caution using overly broad terminology because the decision has been made that over coverage is better than under coverage.

    I wrote a paper on this in grad school which can be found here: