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conceptual and definitional issues in psychiatric diagnosis — a brief entry prior.

Theses on the philosophy of psychiatric nosology often grossly inflate ontological schemes of classification, and, i.e., in R. M. Chisholm’s species of fundamental ontological divides, and therefore, different ontological categories… 805 more words


Avoiding microaggression with offensive disease names

This is ridiculous, some international people with time on their hands advocating avoiding “offensive” names for diseases?

Another political correctness fetish? 6 more words


Personality Disorders, Politics and IQ

A friend of mine said he and his Chinese girlfriend were debating whether Chinese or Americans value freedom.  She argued America is oppressive because it meddles in the affairs of other countries, like their trade practices. 375 more words

Is PSP a Disease?

The neurodegenerative diseases are starting to merge. The most obvious level of commonality lies at the cellular level of pathogenesis, where each disease is now hypothesized to include protein misfolding, templating, intercellular spread and damage by oligomers. 291 more words

"Dementia friendly communities": would a rose by any other name smell as sweet?

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet”
Act II Scene 2 Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare…

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Dementia Friendly Communities