- Medical validity in Eastern and Western traditionsHoracio Fabrega
Psychiatry and Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
Perspect Biol Med 45:395-415. 2002....
- Culture and formulations of homicide: two case studiesHoracio Fabrega
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatry 67:178-96. 2004..However, usually neglected is the influence that culture has in shaping behavior of homicide and its forensic psychiatric assessment. Two cases are presented to examine why and how culture is influential in matters of homicide...
- Psychiatric conditions in an evolutionary contextHoracio Fabrega Jr
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychopathology 37:290-8. 2004..The biological architecture underlying psychiatric conditions and the breakthroughs that indigenous psychiatry of different types of societies underwent in formulating signs and symptoms are discussed...
- Psychiatric conditions and the social sciencesHoracio Fabrega
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychopathology 38:223-7. 2005..The article provides a way to conceptualize meanings psychiatric disorders have had in these two systems of representation and their change during evolution...
- Making sense of behavioral irregularities of great apesHoracio Fabrega
Department of Psychiatry and Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 3811 Ohara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:1260-73; discussion 1274-7. 2006..The study of psychopathology of higher apes and other non human primates represents an appropriate focus for neuroscience and bio-behavioral sciences...
- Why psychiatric conditions are special: an evolutionary and cross-cultural perspectiveHoracio Fabrega
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, WPIC, 3811 Ohara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Perspect Biol Med 49:586-601. 2006..They comprise a species of human problems ontologically distinct from the conditions handled by other medical disciplines...
- On building a clinical cognitive neuroscienceHoracio Fabrega
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Psychiatry 66:32-41. 2003..His vision, however, raises many questions. Furthermore, whether future developments in the neural sciences will or can accommodate Strumwasser's wishes remains to be seen...
- How psychiatric conditions were madeHoracio Fabrega
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
Psychiatry 70:130-53. 2007..Why and how a dualistic cultural bias about the "psyche" of psychiatric condition evolved is reviewed along with some of the problems it has conditioned involving the organization of contemporary medical and psychiatric practice...