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    The Concepts of Psychiatry: A Pluralistic Approach to the Mind and Mental Illness.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2007 - Johns Hopkins University Press.
    The status quo: dogmatism, the biopsychosocial model, and alternatives -- What there is: of mind and brain -- How we know: understanding the mind -- What is scientific method? -- Reading Karl Jaspers's General Psychopathology -- What is scientific method in psychiatry? -- Darwin's dangerous method: the essentialist fallacy -- What we value: the ethics of psychiatry -- Desire and self: Hellenistic and Islamic approaches -- On the nature of mental illness: disease or myth? -- Order out of chaos: from (...)
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    Nosologomania: DSM & Karl Jaspers' Critique of Kraepelin.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2009 - Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 4:10.
    Emil Kraepelin's nosology has been reinvented, for better or worse. In the United States, the rise of the neo-Kraepelinian nosology of DSM-III resuscitated Kraepelin's work but also differed from many of his ideas, especially his overtly biological ontology. This neo-Kraepelinian system has led to concerns regarding overdiagnosis of psychiatric syndromes (.
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    What is Me?: What is Bipolar?S. Nassir Ghaemi - forthcoming - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 20 (1):67-68.
  4. Postmodern Medicine: An Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Its Critics.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2013 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 56 (2):223-235.
    There is an important cultural context to the relationship between physicians and the pharmaceutical industry. I'll label it, for simplicity, "postmodernism" (Kaplan 1993). Any single definition of a large cultural force, like socialism or communism or conservatism or liberalism, is bound to be inadequate in some ways. Yet general concepts can apply to such large forces. Postmodernism can have various nuances, but generally it applies to a way of thinking that is quite common nowadays: a skepticism about truth, knowledge, science, (...)
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    The Perils of Belief: Delusions Reexamined.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2004 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 11 (1):49-54.
  6. Comments: Diagnoses as Labels.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2012 - In Kenneth S. Kendler & Josef Parnas (eds.), Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry Ii: Nosology. Oxford University Press.
     
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    An Empirical Approach to Understanding Delusions.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 1999 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 6 (1):21-24.
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    Pluralism in Psychiatry: Karl Jaspers on Science.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2007 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 14 (1):57-66.
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    The Ethics of Clinical Innovation in Psychopharmacology: Challenging Traditional Bioethics.S. Nassir Ghaemi & Frederick K. Goodwin - 2007 - Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2:26-.
    ObjectiveTo assess the scientific and ethical basis for clinical innovation in psychopharmacology.MethodsWe conducted a literature review, utilizing MEDLINE search and bibliographic cross-referencing, and historical evidence regarding the discovery and development of new medications in psychiatry. Clinical innovation was defined as use of treatments in a clinical setting which have not been well-proven in a research setting.ResultsEmpirical data regarding the impact of clinical innovation in psychopharmacology are lacking. A conceptual and historical assessment of this topic highlights the ethical and scientific importance (...)
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    No One is Psychotic in My Presence.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2008 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 15 (4):315-319.
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    Adolf Meyer: Psychiatric Anarchist.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2007 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 14 (4):pp. 341-345.
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    If Jaspers Played Billiards.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2007 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 14 (1):79-82.
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    “No One Is Psychotic in My Presence”.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 2008 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 15 (4):315-319.
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    Depression: Insight, Illusion, and Psychopharmacological Calvinism.S. Nassir Ghaemi - 1999 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 6 (4):287-294.