Books & Publications
Books & Publications from Abraham Peled
NeuroAnalysis New Edition 2019
A Unifying Theory for the Future of Psychiatry Abraham Peled M.D.
As early as 1990, the year I began my residency, it was clear to me that psychiatry has a descriptive diagnostic system (signs and symptoms) because there is no etiology (known causes) of psychiatric disorders. Even though we were taught that mental disorders are disorders of the brain, this idea is not evident in our conceptualization of mental disorders. Terms like “depression” and “anxiety” are not brain-related, as are “encephalitis” and “CVA,” terms that include the brain in their taxonomy. Read More…