DSM-5 And Somatic Symptom Disorder | Reblog

DSM-5 And Somatic Symptom Disorder | Mad In America. This has been my experience with too many clients to count or remember. I find it incredibly scary that many of my clients come away from a visit to a psychiatrist with a label, a prescription, and only occasionally, a referral to a therapist of someContinue reading “DSM-5 And Somatic Symptom Disorder | Reblog”

Normal or Pathology?

Since the DSM 5 has been published, I’ve done a lot of reading. The battle continues to wage between proponents and opponents of the latest incarnation of psychiatry’s “bible” and it doesn’t look to be resolved any time soon. For the record, I think of the DSM (in any of its flavours) as a tool,Continue reading “Normal or Pathology?”

The Reality of Anxiety

Carlos Whittaker is new to me – a blogger I was introduced to a few months back by another of my fave peeps who also follows his blog, RagamuffinSoul. Carlos is a “faither” honest, sometimes raw, but seems (so far) to be authentic. The kind of person whose¬†self comes through the words in every post.Continue reading “The Reality of Anxiety”