Gender Language and the DSM - 5 From PsyDactic - Residency - Episode 17 The following is the text version of an episode of PsyDactic - Residency I wrote and produced that outlines changes in how the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) has changed in how it speaks about gender. The DSM is American Psychiatry's … Continue reading Gender Language and the DSM 5 TR
Doing scientific research on medical treatments helps us to know whether or not they work. That seems obvious, but there are times when a scientist may not want to test whether or not something works. Let me explain. It may seem obvious that we should not conduct medical experiments on treatments like castration for depression. … Continue reading By the numbers: when you should NOT do the experiment.
One of the principles that drives my curiosity is that the first and second (and third) thing I think is likely wrong. Driving past this insecurity into a confident stance of ignorance is hard. At the foundation is accepting my failures is using them as a springboard toward my next magnificent failure. When I am … Continue reading I am almost never right: a doctor admits how he thinks