Insurance Industry Questions Psychiatry

This piece cannot be read in full without a subscription, which I suspect that neither you nor I will ever buy.  I am blogging it because of the significance of the fact that it is an insurance industry ‘inside’ article that is calling into question the legitimacy of the whole psychiatric industry.  The day that insurance companies refuse to foot the bill for this ongoing fraud, the sooner psychiatry will be shut down.

http://www.ipolitics.ca/2013/05/23/health-week-has-psychiatry-shot-its-bolt/

Health Week: Has psychiatry shot its bolt?

By Wayne Kondro | May 23, 2013 11:20 am | | 0Comments

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The American Psychiatric Association released its long-awaited updated diagnostic bible — the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) — and was immediately assailed for lowering diagnostic thresholds seemingly to the point where simply being alive constitutes a mental disorder.

Among new mental disorders are hoarding disorder, binge eating disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Internet […]

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