Tag Archives: American Psychiatric Association

mind games – Kwame McKenzie


Wonderful article by Kwame McKenzie in Walrus Magazine,  March 2013. In Mind Games, Kwame McKenzie takes us on a brief tour through the history of attempts to regularize and standardize diagnosis in psychiatry, encoded in three major systems of diagnosis – … Continue reading

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DSM-5 – Animal Pharm?


As DSM5 goes to press midst lots of criticism, a different perspective… Is DSM5 a spectacularly sinister and stoooopid project designed to put us all in nice little boxes – like the ones for sale at those fetishistic organising emporia … Continue reading

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