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  1. “if we mean it literally, or if we mean it as a metaphor.”
    What’s the difference? Psych professions complain that people use term depression to casually while it’s a serious “disease”. In the same time they think it’s OK to diagnose someone in grief with mental illness. It’s all a trick to add credibility to their claims. These “disorders” are nothing more as lists of symptoms and calling them depression or tomato does not change them into valid medical illnesses.

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  2. The problem is that in reality the DSM disorders are merely metaphors (and iatrogenicly created illnesses). But the psychiatric practitioners have deluded themselves into believing the DSM is a “bible” of real brain diseases cured with their toxic drugs. Those who should be the inmates are running the asylum now.

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