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Equifinality, Multifinality, and the Rediscovery of the Importance of Early Experiences: Pathways from Early Adversity to Psychiatric and (Functional) Somatic Disorders

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									 Equifinality, Multifinality, and the
  Rediscovery of the Importance
       of Early Experiences
            Pathways from Early Adversity
           to Psychiatric and (Functional)
                  Somatic Disorders
          PATRICK LUYTEN, PH.D.,
     NICOLE VLIEGEN, PH.D., BOUDEWIJN
     VAN HOUDENHOVE, M.D., PH.D., and
           SIDNEY J. BLATT, PH.D.




    Most current mainstream research, diagnostic assessment, and treat-
    ment strategies focus on specific psychiatric disorders—on diagnoses
    that are based on manifest symptoms within a categorical, atheoretical
    approach. This disorder-centered approach has been antithetical to
    psychoanalytic views, which are fundamentally person centered, focus-
    ing on the dynamics of individual lives. Growing realization of the
    high comorbidity among psychiatric disorders has led to the need to in-


  Patrick Luyten, Department of Psychology,
								
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