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Anne-Marie Gagné-Julien on what defines a mental disorder

Anne-Marie Gagné-Julien, Philosophy, Psychiatry & Psychology

Joining us on this episode is Anne-Marie Gagné-Julien, a postdoctoral fellow at the Biomedical Ethics Unit at McGill University, also affiliated with École normale supérieure (Paris). She holds a PhD in philosophy of science and psychiatry from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Dr. Gagné-Julien was recently named the 2021 winner of the Karl Jaspers Award, given by the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry. Her winning paper is titled "Dysfunction and the Definition of Mental Disorder in the DSM” and was published in the latest issue of the AAPP journal Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology.

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