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You people are all freakin crazy

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posted on Apr, 9 2010 @ 11:57 AM
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See, I knew it!

You people are all freakin crazy. The new updates to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) proves it. If you get mad, you're crazy. If you overuse the Internet, you're crazy. If you get angry about what you see on the news or TV, you're freakin crazy.

No wonder you loonies all believe in UFOs!





Psychiatrists say that being angry is a mental illness

(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."


If the additions themselves are not loony enough, the APA is actually recommending the inclusion of what it calls "risk syndromes", or early warning signs that could lead to one of its supposed mental disorders. By catching these "risk syndromes" early, doctors can begin prescribing medication for conditions that people do not even have.

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.

Read more: Natural News



It makes you wonder what a "normal" person would look like according to these standards.



Edit to add: Sorry Patmac, I forgot to do a search before posting. Pure sloppiness on my part.

I alerted the Mods and had them close this thread.

[edit on 4/9/10 by FortAnthem]




posted on Apr, 9 2010 @ 12:00 PM
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Sorry but there seems to be a thread on this already Here.


[edit on 9-4-2010 by Rising Against]



posted on Apr, 9 2010 @ 12:00 PM
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Any undesirable action to anything could be classified as crazy. Just because some group of people want to try to classify the rest of us as crazy because we are not going along with the norm, then they are the crazy ones for even thinking they could stop us "crazies" in the first place.



posted on Apr, 9 2010 @ 12:07 PM
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