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Brain and Mind Assessment in Psychiatry: A Mountain of Evidence Indicates That Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder (BD) Are Brain Disorders with an Array of Thought, Mood, Cognition, and Behavioral Aberrations

@inproceedings{Nasrallah2013BrainAM,
  title={Brain and Mind Assessment in Psychiatry: A Mountain of Evidence Indicates That Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder (BD) Are Brain Disorders with an Array of Thought, Mood, Cognition, and Behavioral Aberrations},
  author={Henry A. Nasrallah},
  year={2013}
}
Yet the clinical assessment of those neuropsychiatric disorders predominantly is restricted to evaluating mental and behavioral signs and symptoms. It's time we comprehensively assess our psychiatric patients' brains, not just describe their minds. This is the only way we can eventually identify the roots of serious mental illness and develop accurate and effective therapeutic interventions and preventions. Consider the following brain probes, measures, and assessments that are rarely done in…