Tagged with Childhood psychiatric disorders

Educating Autistics

Asperger’s dropped from revised diagnosis manual | General Headlines | Comcast xfinity.comcast.net Asperger’s will be dropped from the next revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the book that standardizes diagnostic criteria for mental illness. Brilliant. By eliminating an autism spectrum, the psychiatrists will be encouraging discrimination against “Aspies” (their word for […]

Children and Drugs

Girl’s death stirs debate over psychiatric meds: Parents of 4-year-old accused of intentionally overmedicating daughter What is particularly heinous about this crime is that the parents were using psych meds as punishment instead of teaching their 4-year-old how to behave. The end came when the little girl was physically ill and the parents drugged her […]

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