The Role of a Technological Approach in the Contemporary Psychiatry (in Polish)

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Andrzej Kapusta


The emergence of new technologies has had a significant impact on the development of modern psychiatry. Brain scanning, biochemical analysis, the search for genetic markers, and the development of psychopharmacology have had a great influence on the way we understand the nature of mental disorders and the role and place of mental health specialists. The article aims at presenting the consequences of a technical approach in psychiatry, giving examples of such an approach and proposing a critical attitude to this approach and the role of technical expertise in psychiatry.
Author Biography

Andrzej Kapusta, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

Andrzej Kapusta, PhD Hab.
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology
Pl. Marii Curie Skłodowskiej 5
20-031 Lublin



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KAPUSTA, A. The Role of a Technological Approach in the Contemporary Psychiatry (in Polish). Diametros, n. 44, p. 45-55, 19 jun. 2015.
Special Topic - New medical technologies and basic healthcare