Most of us l know about the effects our Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has on our moods.
However I would rather not be labled as someone who has a mental disorder as may be the case if the DSM-5 is allowed to stand as it is currently in the pre printing process and will be released in May 2013 (DSM stands for The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It is often referred to as the The Bible of mental disorders because it’s what health care practitioners use to decide if their patients have a psychiatric disorder or not.)
Read this article here ~ http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/turning-s...
The 2nd line under the title reads "Act now to prevent physical illnesses from being categorized as mental illnesses" It could affect everything in your life including your ability to work in certain fields. According to the blog's author Toni Bernhard, J.D. " In my opinion, Somatic Symptom Disorder is a dangerous addition to the DSM-5."
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