Reblog | Updates to psychiatry’s guidebook – The Washington Post

Updates to psychiatry’s guidebook change criteria for ADHD, autism – The Washington Post. The pathologizing of normal life experiences is not of benefit to the individual. It does, however, create huge revenue streams for pharmaceutical companies, HMOs, and others with their fingers in the medical treatment pie. I will wait to see the actual volumeContinue reading “Reblog | Updates to psychiatry’s guidebook – The Washington Post”

Infamy Forever

In the aftermath of the Newtown CT tragedy, there were all sorts of posts, tweets, blogs, op-ed pieces, articles, and soundbytes about everything from the cause, to who/what was to blame for Adam Lanza’s meltdown, to the government’s responsibility “in all this.” Probably the most disturbing response I read was “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother.”Continue reading “Infamy Forever”