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Chapter 6 The Behavioral Shutdown Model : A Consilient Biopsychosocial View of Depression

  title={Chapter 6 The Behavioral Shutdown Model : A Consilient Biopsychosocial View of Depression},
  author={G. Henriques and Mariafe T. Panizo},
The current chapter describes the Behavioral Shutdown Model – a new framework for understanding depression that moves past disputes about whether it is a disease, effectively aligning biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives. It begins with an examination of the major disputes regarding the construct of mental disorders in general and depression in particular. The origin of these disputes stems from the fundamentally fragmented nature of the field of psychology, as well as the… CONTINUE READING

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