Thomas Insel

May. 31, 2013

Bad Diagnosis for New Psychiatry "Bible"

Many experts say the DSM's approach to mental illness is outdated, and it's time to move on.

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The Future Of Fast-acting Depression Medication

Researchers think that studying the actions of ananaesthetic could lead to better, faster-acting antidepression medications.

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