Nancy S Kim
Affiliation: Harvard University
- The influence of naive causal theories on lay concepts of mental illnessNancy S Kim
Yale University, USA
Am J Psychol 115:33-65. 2002..Implications of these results for current models of categorization and for research on lay theories of mental disorders are discussed, and future directions for research are suggested...
- Can personality disorder experts recognize DSM-IV personality disorders from five-factor model descriptions of patient cases?Benjamin M Rottman
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 72:630-9. 2011..Dimensional models of personality are under consideration for integration into the next Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), but the clinical utility of such models is unclear...
- Clinical psychologists' theory-based representations of mental disorders predict their diagnostic reasoning and memoryNancy S Kim
Department of Psychology, Yale University, 2 Hillhouse Avenue, P O Box 208205, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
J Exp Psychol Gen 131:451-76. 2002..Their memory for causally central symptoms was also biased. Clinicians are cognitively driven to use theories despite decades of practice with the atheoretical DSM...
- From symptoms to causes: diversity effects in diagnostic reasoningNancy S Kim
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
Mem Cognit 31:155-65. 2003..Specifically, the presence of a root cause was more likely to be induced when the symptoms present were further apart in the branching structure...
- Can clinicians recognize DSM-IV personality disorders from five-factor model descriptions of patient cases?Benjamin M Rottman
Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
Am J Psychiatry 166:427-33. 2009..Specifically, the authors sought to test whether FFM descriptors are specific enough to allow practicing clinicians to capture core features of personality disorders...