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Mental Illness: Who Do You Believe?


There is a crisis of faith in the mental health community.  The American Psychiatric Association (APA) publishes the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental  Disorders” (DSM) which is a book of rules for diagnosing whether someone is schizophrenic, depressed, or … Continue reading

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DSM-5: Redefining Who and What is Crazy


People like to think there is some finality in psychological assessments.  After all, saying that someone is nuts, schizo, retarded, loner, lame, or has a borderline personality disorder can solve a lot of problems when relating to people.  It has … Continue reading

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