New report by James Corbett:
Commonly referred to as the psychiatric diagnostic “bible,” the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has always generated controversy. How are disorders diagnosed? What criteria are used to establish disorders in the first place? Are the categories subjective? Do they reflect cultural biases?
Dr. John Breeding, Ph.D. psychologist discusses how mental disorders are created by the American Psychiatric Association and listed in the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders.
Arguments, expert opinion and data against the myth of mental illness.
Stefan Molyneux, Host of Freedomain Radio, advances a theory of mental health, and a way forward for society that does not require the drugging of helpless children and badly informed adults.
Nature strives to keep us sane, society tries to make us mad. From Freedomain Radio, the largest and most popular philosophy show on the web
Dr. Russell Blaylock explains one of the most important connections between nutrition and our health, how nutrition affects our behavior
See also this from an Activist Post report:
The psychiatric bible, known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is hailed by psychiatrists and psychiatry supporters alike. The 5th edition of the manual, scheduled for publication in May of 2013, is stirring up massive controversy.
.. the American Psychiatric Association implemented a new policy which would force expert advisors to divulge any ties with drug industries in order to cut down on potential conflicts of interests. Despite the newly instituted policy, an astonishing 70 percent of the panel members of the newest edition, DSM-5, reported having financial relationships with pharmaceutical companies. About 57 percent reported ties in the previous edition.
So how many panel members didn’t report and simply lied? 30%?