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Study Claims Existence of ‘Caffeine Use Disorder’

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.

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Psychiatrists Chart a Disorderly Territory

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.

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Pentagon Says Homosexuality No Longer a Disorder

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.

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    Posted on Jun 29, 2006 READ MORE


    Pentagon document listing homosexuality as a disorder
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    Pentagon Still Classifies Homosexuality as a Disorder

    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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