A conversation with Peter Simons about the philosophy of science, the largely unsubstantiated nature of many contemporary assumptions about psychiatric diagnoses and medication-based treatments, and suggestions for being an informed consumer of mental health related research. Peter critically analyzes pharmaceutical research, genetic prediction models, and fMRI studies and discusses the lasting value of existential philosophy.
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