Psychiatry's first cure! Autism!Submitted by fishyculture on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:19
Yes, with the mere stroke of a pen, they will "cure" 10% to 50% of autism.
"In his article, he listed the ten worst changes. These include temper tantrums, which could soon be diagnosed as Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and the new changes for autism, which Dr. Frances says will result in lowered rates of diagnosis.
The new criteria for autism estimated by the DSM 5 work group is set to lower the rates of autism diagnosis by ten percent. However, many outside research groups estimate that this decreased rate of diagnosis could be as high as fifty percent. Dr. Frances believes that the swing is heavily weighted in favor of psychiatry and therefore will benefit the pharmaceutical industry."
The really sad part of that many of the professionals think the new manual is deeply flawed, but they will follow it to get paid.