Everyone is Mentally ill – a brief history of psychologySubmitted by fishyculture on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 10:00
Only zombies devoid of emotion are "healthy." Those odd interviews getting so much discussion? Those are "the new normal." Better learn to play along.
"2) Normal grief will become Major Depressive Disorder, thus medicalizing and trivializing our expectable and necessary emotional reactions to the loss of a loved one and substituting pills and superficial medical rituals for the deep consolations of family, friends, religion, and the resiliency that comes with time and the acceptance of the limitations of life."
And if you think it is only being sad that is a problem, you are wrong. Can't be passionate about anything, it is just sick and wrong:
"5) DSM-5 has created a slippery slope by introducing the concept of Behavioral Addictions that eventually can spread to make a mental disorder of everything we like to do a lot. Watch out for careless over diagnosis of Internet and sex addiction and the development of lucrative treatment programs to exploit these new markets."