The NIMH Research Domain Criteria Initiative: Background, Issues, and Pragmatics.

@article{Kozak2016TheNR,
  title={The NIMH Research Domain Criteria Initiative: Background, Issues, and Pragmatics.},
  author={Michael J. Kozak and Bruce N. Cuthbert},
  journal={Psychophysiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={286-97}
}
This article describes the National Institute of Mental Health's Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative. The description includes background, rationale, goals, and the way the initiative has been developed and organized. The central RDoC concepts are summarized and the current matrix of constructs that have been vetted by workshops of extramural scientists is depicted. A number of theoretical and methodological issues that can arise in connection with the nature of RDoC constructs are… CONTINUE READING