About Me: Male, 37, Torrance, CA, member since Oct 2012
I'm a recovering drug addict and have been clean since Feb 2nd 2010. Ive battled with addiction since I was a teenager. I enjoy life and absolutely love God so I honor them both everyday by trying to be a better person than I was the day before.
Thanks Evan, I don't agree 100% with anyone, but I have noticed An increase in numbers of diagnosis and med sales with each new DSM. Why? People are more crazy now or we are diagnosable people who used to slip trough the cracks. I tend to be skeptical of the DSM and Dr. Frances, my local doctors know little of the body, much less of the mind. I think I am more qualified to diagnose and give advice on treatment. Big cities have good doctors, but the rest of us have to do more self advocating. Thanks, I always take your opinion seriously. But I know several woman who get narcotics for menstral cramps, lazy folks who get adderral, and legit sad folks on AD's.
Hey bud, I just posted an article in a journal on the DSM V you may find interesting, if you haven't seen that point of view. Just wanted to see what you think of it, you are one of the only people I think would read the whole thing. Ha! My thinker simply never stops thinking and searching. Hope you are well.
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