[Chaos theory and complexity in psychiatry].

  title={[Chaos theory and complexity in psychiatry].},
  author={Tobias Maier},
  journal={Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, medizinische Psychologie},
  volume={48 8},
  • Tobias Maier
  • Published 1998 in
    Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, medizinische…
In spite of the continuing development of psychometric and apparative methods, the determination of mind has not yet been successful. This fact is due to the complexity of the nervous system, which can only be described statistically and as an epiphenomenon, just like any other biological system. Fractal geometry presented in the sixties by Mandelbrot provides the conception of fractal dimension, a numerical term allowing a more adequate description of complex systems. In many fields of medical… CONTINUE READING

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