Entries by Robert Berezin

There is a new Paradigm for Psychiatry

In Psychiatry’s New Guide Falls Short, Experts Say, NY Times, May 7, it says, “Dr. Insel is one of a growing number of scientists who think that the field needs an entirely new paradigm for understanding mental disorders…” This is definitely true. Unfortunately, Dr. Insel’s critique of DSM-5 extends biological-pharmaceutical psychiatry even further in the […]


This is an introduction to a new blog which will address psychiatry, psychotherapy,psychiatric drugs,consciousness, neuroscience, dreams, myths, and art.  I’ll be addressing these issues and more along with the forthcoming publication of “Psychotherapy of Character, The Play of Consciousness in the Theater of the Brain.”