Tag: biology

Psychiatry in Need of “Fundamental Rethinking”

Prominent researchers in psychiatry urge the field to move away from a rigid biological focus toward social and psychological perspectives to meet the needs of today’s world.

Explaining Depression Biologically Increases Prognostic Pessimism

Psychoeducation that explains depression in biological terms increases prognostic pessimism, perceived stability of depression, and openness to psychiatric medication.

“Victor Frankenstein: Ecologist?”

For Pacific Standard, science journalist Nathan Collins uses the story of Frankenstein to describe the concept of “competitive exclusion” coming out of ecology. “We...