A pragmatic meta-conception of validity for diagnostic concepts in psychiatry: a step prior to utility, theories and methods of validation

Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences 4 (1):20-21 (2011)
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Dear Editor, in a previous paper we have tried to delve into what validity means in the context of psychiatric nosology, arguing for a pragmatic view of it. Here we want to briefly reassert the basic points of our analysis, make a few clarifications and address some issues raised by commentators.


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