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No, one in five children do not have a ‘mental disorder’

Last week, the NHS announced that 18% of children aged seven to 16 have a ‘probable mental disorder’. Among 17-19-year-olds, that rises to 26%. Mind-bogglingly,...

Flooding the world with psychiatric drugs could boost the burden of...

Following the American Psychiatric Association’s publication of the third edition of its “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual” (DSM III) in 1980, there has been a remarkable expansion of the psychiatric enterprise in the United States and other developed countries.