PHYSIOLOGICAL PARADIGM

the idea that cognitive disorders are caused by irregularities in neurological anatomy and processes. This viewpoint, that underlies the field and practice of psychiatry, posits that cognitive disorders can be remediated with drugs, via surgical means, or with other methods typically utilized to fix dysfunctions of the body.

PHYSIOLOGICAL PARADIGM: "Most psychology professionals today believe in the concept of the physiological paradigm."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHYSIOLOGICAL PARADIGM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/physiological-paradigm/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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