Medicine should have abandoned the construct of “Primary Psychiatric” a long time ago.

Article: Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Major Neurocognitive Disorders as a Model for Understanding Neuroanatomic Dysfunction in Primary Psychiatric Disorders Advances in neuropsychiatry are increasing ourunderstanding of brain-behavior relationships. With thisknowledge, the classification of illnesses as psychiatric and neurologic appears increasingly out –

Punishing Brains, We Know Not What We Are.

Before the criminal justice system can begin to curtail punishing the symptomatic behaviors of severe mental illness to the extent that it needs to, we must come to terms with what we are as human beings.   As it stands now, many of us hold near absolutist notions of what makes us good or evil beings … Continue reading Punishing Brains, We Know Not What We Are.