Upcoming DSM to Consider Chronic Stress as Mental Illness
Though details of latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) cannot be revealed before its spring release, sources known to the matter have affirmed that the upcoming annual manual to be more obscure.
The level of obsceneness is talked between the thin line that is in between generalized anxiety disorder and normal. It is said that people, who easily take stress and remain under the effect of the same will be categorized under mentally disordered. According to the book, the person will be in need of treatment.
It was last week when the American Psychiatric Association said that the upcoming edition will be the most up-to-date copy which will enhance the knowledge of dysfunction in the brain.
Dr. Suzanne Renaud, who is the president of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, said they have been expecting the upcoming manual to be working for them. But, it takes time to know in reality that whether a specific thing is working or not.
"Psychiatry claims to be a medical specialty that is based on neuroscience, but the whole diagnostic system is very questionable", said Edward Shorter, who is the Canadian medical historian and affirmed the discussion of the upcoming manual to be horse trading.