Psychologist examines methods of classifying mental disorders

Author: Tammy Kaczor

Lee Anna Clark Feature
Dr. Lee Anna Clark
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“One of the main things that we kept coming back to is the idea that ‘having a mental disorder’ is very different from having the measles or even something like diabetes – and it can be helpful to think about mental disorder psychopathology in this more complex way,” says Clark. “While there definitely are treatments and ways to help people deal with mental disorders, there aren’t any magic bullets.”

“Psychological problems arise out of a long, unfolding process,” she adds.

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