Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Some interesting quotes from an interesting article

"Psychiatric diagnoses are getting closer and closer to the boundary of normal," he said. "Why?" I asked. "There's a societal push for conformity in all ways," he said. "There's less tolerance of difference.....

Part of the problem is the pharmaceutical industry. "It's very easy to set off a false epidemic in psychiatry," said Frances. "The drug companies have tremendous influence."

Bipolar kids: Victims of the 'madness industry'?
8th June 2011 by Jon Ronson
New Scientist.
print citation: June 4th 2011 Number 2815 p. 44-47.

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