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are mental disorders brain diseases ‘in waiting’? [premium exclusive]

Join me in this Premium Submarine exclusive as we dive deep into the complexities of the biopsychosocial model and scrutinizes claims that label mental health conditions as diseases of the brain. Embark on a journey through the fascinating debate on mental disorders through an exploration of the words of renowned psychiatrist Joanna Moncrieff.


In this episode, we question the prevailing notion that mental disorders are unequivocally brain diseases. In the article we analyze, Dr. Moncrieff challenges the rhetoric that ties conditions like schizophrenia to conclusive biological evidence, exploring the intricacies of brain imaging and behavioral patterns.


Together, we’ll unravel the distinctions between brain diseases and mental disorders, focusing on the unique nature of cognitive deterioration. Tune in to deepen your understanding,  challenge preconceptions surrounding the interplay between the mind and the body, and transcend traditional boundaries in psychiatry as we engage in a nuanced discussion about mental health and brain function.


REFERENCES FROM THIS EPISODE: “Philosophy Part 6: Are mental disorders brain diseases ‘in waiting’?” Article by Joanna Moncrieff via https://joannamoncrieff.com/


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