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The Brain Takes Shape: An Early History

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What psychiatrist has not had occasional doubts regardingthe fundamental validity of our conceptualization of mental illness?Indeed, physicians in general struggle with the properdefinitions of health and illness. Manuals such as the InternationalClassification of Diseases or psychiatry’s DSMs do notaddress the dilemma, and slogans like "holistic medicine" or"body-mind dichotomy" fail to capture the complexity of the issuesinvolved’ ‹


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