25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:
What are the limitations of our current diagnostic system with respect to psychotic illnesses? Describe an ongoing research approach for addressing this.  

Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below. 

  1. Kraepelin’s Crumbling Twin Pillars: Using Biology to Reconstruct Psychiatric Nosology from the Bottom Up. Check out what the B-SNIP story is all about.
  2. Endophenotypes and Psychosis: Check out this brief video of Godfrey Pearlson explaining the B-SNIP study.
  3. Old Syndromes, New Eyes – one of our favorite “This ‘Stuff’ Is Really Cool” (TSIRC) videos.
  4. Schizophrenia: A Homecoming — Same content as the “Old Syndromes, New Eyes” video, but here in a Biological Psychiatry Clinical Commentary format. Take your pick!

Want to see more of Session 2?
Check out the full syllabus here
(note: to access the full set of NNCI materials, everything is free but you first need to register for the website)

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