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(NaturalNews) Proposed updates to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) are prompting many to question whether or not the psychiatric profession itself has gone crazy. The latest additions to the alleged "mentally ill" could include hoarders, people who get angry every now and again, lazy people, and even those who get outraged over things like sex and violence on television.
Since its first publication back in 1952, the DSM has grown exponentially larger with each subsequent edition. Many people are lambasting the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for trying to establish virtually all behavior as some sort of mental disorder that should be treated with psychiatric drugs.
"For this latest revision they've set up a special task force to decide if behaviors like bitterness, extreme shopping or overuse of the internet should be included," explained Professor Christopher Lane to a reporter from the the U.K.'s Daily Mail. "The science underlying all this is very shaky to non-existent."
The entire DSM charade is a ploy to characterize an ever-increasing segment of the population as being "sick" and in need of pharmaceutical drugs. There can be no variations in personality and individual characteristics; if a person does not live, think, and react in prescribed fashion, then he or she is sick and in need of treatment, according to the APA.
prompting many to question whether or not the psychiatric profession itself has gone crazy
Originally posted by mlmijyd
Your so right and the US has left all commonsense behind and handed themselves and their children to these quacks/pill pushers.
I urge those that don't know how this mental health scam works have a look at this guy.
Prof John Breeding
Come on people use that thing between your ears and take responsibility for your own state of wellbeing.
Do you live surrounded by clutter - ancient copies of magazines, your children’s old toys, articles you’ve clipped out of newspapers over the years?
If you find it hard to throw out things of limited or no value, you could be suffering from hoarding disorder.
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There’s also ‘intermittent explosive disorder’, which involves occasionally becoming very angry suddenly.
Originally posted by Ridhya
In my opinion its just a branch of obsessive compulsive disorder - compulsion to keep things of no real value for no apparent reason, and obsession, it rules their lives. Ever seen the tv show Hoarders?