The DSM-5 and ICD-10 provide a helpful, pragmatic framework for clinical practice, but they remain collections of symptoms rather than a compilation of truly distinct disorders.
NeuroAnalysis with Clinical Brain Profiling challenges DSM-5 as an alternative neuro-scientific diagnostic approach to mental disorders.
New system would place more emphasis on psycho-social factors that lead to mental illness, rather than relying heavily on medical semantics.
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