Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. United States
Donald Mender, M. D., F. A. P. A., is currently a faculty co-sponsor of the Yale Philosophy and Psychiatry Group. He served in the past as an Executive Council member of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry (AAPP) and founded the AAPP's New York City Chapter. He has also served as the original organizer of the initiative on Quantum Paradigms of Psychopathology (QPP), as the first corresponding secretary of QPP's Scientific Program Committee, and as the first QPP section editor of the NeuroQuantology Journal. Dr. Mender has published numerous works related to quantum neurodynamics with a recent focus on potential psychiatric applications.
From Quantum Wetware to Mental Illness: A Section Editor's First Interim Progress Report
This paper summarizes the main points of target articles and commentary concerning quantum paradigms of psychopathology (QPP) appearing in the March 2010 issue of NeuroQuantology. Empirical findings, theoretical constructs, and problems raised at the subatomic, biomolecular, informational, molar neurophysiological, and social-ecological levels of analysis are reviewed. New questions for future researchers are posed.