How do pscyhiatrists decide some people are ‘disordered’? Well, some of them want to keep their methods a secret. It sure makes me more interested in what they are hiding. See excerpt and link to full article below.
Wrangling Over Psychiatry’s Bible
By Christopher Lane Los Angeles Times November 16, 2008
Over the summer, a wrangle between eminent psychiatrists that had been brewing for months erupted in print. Startled readers of Psychiatric News saw the spectacle unfold in the journal’s normally less-dramatic pages. The bone of contention: whether the next revision of America’s psychiatric bible, the “,” should be done openly and transparently so and the public could follow along, or whether the debates should be held in secret.