chemical imbalance

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A popular term of uncertain utility, which refers to the as-yet unconfirmed posit that many, if not all, mental disorders are attributable to a disequilibrium of one or more neurotransmitters

chemical imbalance

Psychology A popular term of uncertain utility, which refers to a belief that many, if not all, mental disorders are attributable to a disequilibrium of one or more neurotransmitters
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David Oaks (letters, July 30) argues in support of Tom Cruise's claim that the chemical imbalance theory, and psychiatry in general, are merely pseudoscience.
Their success in treating various psychological disorders such as depression is strong evidence that the chemical imbalance theory is indeed correct.
In June, actor Tom Cruise criticized the chemical imbalance theory of psychiatry as pseudoscience.

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