Connected: Network Analyses of Brain, Behavior, and Social Interaction
Rethinking DSM Categories: A Network Approach
Friday, May 27, 2011,
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
In the network approach to psychopathology, disorders are sets of causally connected symptoms. This conceptualization offers novel perspectives on the meaning of mental disorders: Instead of cleanly separable categories, these indicate tightly connected regions in a symptom network. Disorders are literally intertwined, a fact that suggests alternative approaches to diagnosis and treatment.
Denny Borsboom in the news: The National (Nov 5, 2010).