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  • 随便叫兽
    随便叫兽 wrote:
    <p>LOOK HERE MOTHERFUCKERS</p> <p>THE DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL OF MENTAL DISORDERS JUST GOT UPDATED</p> <p>BEHOLD: </p> <p><a href="http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=redefining-mental-illness">DSM-5</a></p> <p>THAT'S RIGHT, SMEGMALIPS. NO MORE OF THAT ROMAN NUMERAL COCKMONGLERY, BECAUSE OTHERWISE IT'D LOOK LIKE THE NAME OF A STAR TREK VESSEL OR SOME QUEER SHIT LIKE THAT. WHICH SOUNDS RIGHT BECAUSE THEY'RE SCRAPPING ASPERGER'S SYNDROME AS A DISTINCT FORM OF AUTISM SO NERDS CAN'T HIDE BEHIND THAT CLINICAL LABEL TO EXCUSE THEIR SOCIAL INEPTITUDE.</p> <p>AN EXCERPT IN CASE YOU AIN'T HARD ENOUGH FOR CAPSLOCK:</p> <blockquote> <p>The fifth version of psychiatry’s bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, slated for publication in May 2013, represents the first substantial change to psychiatric diagnosis in more than 30 years.</p> <p>In 2010 the American Psychiatric Association debuted a draft of the new manual on their Web site that has so far received 50 million hits from about 500,000 individuals, many of them critics.</p> <p>The revised manual will very likely scrap psychiatry staples such as Asperger’s syndrome and paranoid personality disorder.</p> <p>Additions to the diagnostic menu are likely to include an ailment for children marked by severe temper tantrums and for adults a type of sex addiction.</p> </blockquote>

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