Clinical Reasoning & Actuarial Prediction

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Psychiatry, 3e > Chapter 1. Clinical Decision Making in Psychiatry
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Michael H. Ebert, James F. Leckman, Ismene L. Petrakis

Clinical Reasoning & Actuarial Prediction
… On the other hand are the psychological actuaries who regard natural clinical reasoning as so flawed as to be virtually obsolete and who seek to replace it with reliable statistical formulas.

… No contemporary computer can match the skill of the expert clinician in recognizing and weighing cues and inferences, and assembling efficient patterns. However, computers excel at …