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The Battle To Define Mental Illness

I knew there was some history between some of the players in DSM-IV, and I’ve read before about all the NDAs and the various accusations that go with them … but I didn’t know that Allen Frances had Risen From Retirement to Stand Against DSM-5, and become Public Enemy Number One with the APA, etc.
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Marijuana Linked to Psychosis. Also, Water Linked to Wet.

But aren’t psychotic-like experiences precisely what chronic pot smokers and recreational drug users are looking for in the first place? So doesn’t a study like this self-select for teens whose brains want to enter an altered state?
According to a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, young adults who used marijuana as teens were more likelyRead the rest

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