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By Nicholson Baker
A study out of American University is unleashing upon the unsuspecting public yet another type of disorder to acquire—and this one seems pretty easy to get.
Posted on Jan 30, 2014
Drawing the lines between quirky behavior and potential mental disorder can be, well, a sketchy business, but psychiatrists working on the fifth iteration of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) are doing just that right now, sparking
debates within and outside of their community about possible new additions to the manual.
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
The U.S. military
said it would revise an official medical document that classified homosexuality as a disorder alongside mental retardation, impulse control disorders and personality disorders.
Posted on Jun 29, 2006
A Pentagon document still lists homosexuality as a mental defect akin to retardation and impulse control disorder, decades after mental health experts abandoned the position.
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Posted on Jun 20, 2006
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