Quantum Psychiatry: A New Paradigm?

S. Nassir Ghaemi
2010 NeuroQuantology  
Psychiatry needs to get beyond dogmatism (biological reductionism or psychoanalytic orthodoxy) and eclecticism (the biopsychosocial model). There may be no solution to this dilemma beyond a method-based psychiatry, in which different methods are used for different purposes. In this brief commentary, I discuss another alternative: the potential role of an integrated theory of brain and mind based on quantum mechanical concepts, seeking to solve the central problem of how the parallel processing
more » ... etworks of the brain are translated into the sequential experience of mind.
doi:10.14704/nq.2010.8.1.266 fatcat:joar5um33fewzns4a7skt6xd5m