Tag Archives: DSM-5

Psychobabble: Rewriting the bible

Keir Liddle explores some of the issues raised by the BPS in response to the draft revision of the DSM-5 recently released. Continue reading

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Have the lunatics taken over the asylum? (3)

Part three of our exploration of the DSM-5 and psychiatric diagnosis – focusing on the proposed inclusion of Coercive Paraphilic Disorder (which could perhaps be considered the medicalisation of rape). Continue reading

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Have the lunatics taken over the asylum? (1)

Part one of a series of articles exploring the latest revision of the DSM-5 from Stuart Ritchie, looking at the anti-psych movement, Scientology and the like. Continue reading

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Psychobabble: Medicalising rape?

Does a new proposed diagnostic category for the DSM-5 medicalise rape or at least medicalise rape fantasy? Continue reading

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Psychobabble: Extreme racism

Keir Liddle explores one of the disorders suggested for inclusion in the DSM-5 Continue reading

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