Monday, August 02, 2010

Shrinky Stuff on NPR's Morning Edition

In case you missed Morning Edition today, it was about how grief fits into the diagnostic criteria for major depression, and the debate that went into this for DSM-V.

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What underlies a lot of this discussion is: Is it harmful to interrupt a normal grief process by medicating?

Over the course of time, we've become looser in applying the term 'mental disorder' to the expectable aches and pains and sufferings of everyday life.