Medicalizing Normalcy

If it seems like every little human quirk and tic is a psychological disorder nowadays, that’s because it is. Psychiatrists and psychologists dash pell-mell, Oklahoma Sooner-like, to expand the territory of their authority. Apparently it’s just going to get pell-meller with the upcoming fifth edition of the D.S.M.: Indeed, the D.S.M. is the victim of its own success and is accorded More …