The absent body in psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, and research

@article{Stinson2017TheAB,
  title={The absent body in psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, and research},
  author={Catherine Stinson},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-24}
}
Discussions of psychiatric nosology focus on a few popular examples of disorders, and on the validity of diagnostic criteria. Looking at Anorexia Nervosa, an example rarely mentioned in this literature, reveals a new problem: the DSM has a strict taxonomic structure, which assumes that disorders can only be located on one branch. This taxonomic assumption… CONTINUE READING