Advantages of reconceptualizing schizophrenia in clinical practice.

@article{Weiss1990AdvantagesOR,
  title={Advantages of reconceptualizing schizophrenia in clinical practice.},
  author={Kenneth M. Weiss},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1990},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={21-8}
}
Weiss (1989) has proposed abandoning symptom-based diagnosis for schizophrenia research. It is proposed that such a system confuses treatment of symptoms with treatment of the underlying process from which it emanates. Furthermore, it proposes that while a symptom-based system is striving for clarity and objectivity, it is conceptually barren and, thus… CONTINUE READING