“As Diagnostic Thresholds Are Lowered, Being Normal Ends Up Being as Difficult as Being a Supermodel”


“We are in the process of turning the disease into the norm and where the normal becomes the exception. If this continues, we will eventually see that what we deem normal is put on what I call the mental catwalk,” says Professor Lars Fredrik Svendsen at the University of Bergen (Norway) Department of Philosophy.

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