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Mislabeling Medical Illness
The Health Care Blog

Many readers of my previous blog listing the 10 worst suggestions in DSM 5 were shocked that I failed to mention an 11th dangerous mistake — that DSM-5 will harm people who are medically ill by mislabeling their medical problems as mental disorder. They are absolutely right. I apologize for my previous failure to attend to this danger and hope it is not now too late to influence the process. Adding to the woes of the medically ill could be one of the biggest problems caused by DSM-5.

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