Trump is not mentally ill, says doctor who literally wrote the book on mental illness - The Daily Dot - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 23:16

The Daily Dot

Trump is not mentally ill, says doctor who literally wrote the book on mental illness
The Daily Dot
Dr. Allen Frances, chairman of the task force that wrote the DSM-IV and professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical College, said that despite being diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder by amateurs ...
Over 20000 Sign Change.org Petition Calling Trump Mentally IllCosmopolitan.com

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Trump is not mentally ill, says doctor who literally wrote the book on mental illness - The Daily Dot - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 23:16

The Daily Dot

Trump is not mentally ill, says doctor who literally wrote the book on mental illness
The Daily Dot
Dr. Allen Frances, chairman of the task force that wrote the DSM-IV and professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical College, said that despite being diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder by amateurs ...
The psychiatrist who wrote the definition of narcissistic personality disorder says Trump doesn't have itThe Independent
Donald Trump Isn't Mentally Ill. He's Just Unpleasant, Psychiatrist SaysNBCNews.com
Psychiatrist: Never mind the Donald's mental stateBoston Herald
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Is Racism a Form of Mental Illness? - Big Think (blog) - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 22:32

Big Think (blog)

Is Racism a Form of Mental Illness?
Big Think (blog)
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) decided not to include extreme racism in the DSM V, also updated in 2012, because otherwise perfectly normal, law-abiding people in America might be implicated. The APA was also worried that if it classified ...

Over 20000 Sign Change.org Petition Calling Trump Mentally Ill - Cosmopolitan.com - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 22:27

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Over 20000 Sign Change.org Petition Calling Trump Mentally Ill
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Other mental health professionals, however, have highlighted deep concerns about the implications of calling someone unfit for a job on the basis of assumed mental illness. Psychiatrist Allen Frances, who authored the rules for diagnosing personality ...

American Psychiatric Association Gets First Black President - Jet Magazine (blog) - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 22:12

Jet Magazine (blog)

American Psychiatric Association Gets First Black President
Jet Magazine (blog)
This week the American Psychiatric Association (APA) announced a president-elect that signals a first in the association's 173 year history. Dr. Altha Stewart, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in ...

Music Therapy for Autism Is a Promising Treatment, Shows a Controlled Study - eMaxHealth - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 20:40

Music Therapy for Autism Is a Promising Treatment, Shows a Controlled Study
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The American Psychiatric Association defines ASD as a condition in which a person has been tested and found to have mild to severe deficits in social communication, social interaction, restricted and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities. The ...

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National Human Rights Award Goes to Consortium That Includes UVM - vtdigger.org - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 18:56

National Human Rights Award Goes to Consortium That Includes UVM
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A consortium of programs treating torture survivors that includes an initiative launched at the University of Vermont has received the 2017 Human Rights Award from the American Psychiatric Association. The award was given to the National Consortium of ...

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Dinner celebrates 20 years of NAMI programs - Davis Enterprise - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 18:39

Dinner celebrates 20 years of NAMI programs
Davis Enterprise
NAMI Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host the Pat Williams Mental Health Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 22. NAMI-Yolo is celebrating 20 years of offering nationwide NAMI signature programs at no cost to ...

Man who defined narcissistic personality disorder to media: Stop saying Trump has it - The Telegraph - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 17:04

Man who defined narcissistic personality disorder to media: Stop saying Trump has it
The Telegraph
But the psychiatrist who wrote the criteria for that disorder disagrees. “He may be a world-class narcissist, but this doesn't make him mentally ill, because he does not suffer from the distress and impairment required to diagnose mental disorder ...

Psychiatrist Says Trump Isn't Mentally Ill, He Is Worse - SFGate - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 17:03

Psychiatrist Says Trump Isn't Mentally Ill, He Is Worse
SFGate
Donald Trump may be full of himself but that doesn't mean he is mentally ill. At least, that is what Allen Frances, chairman of the task force that wrote the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV, tells The New York Times in a letter ...

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Harmful Effects of Child-Custody Evaluations on Children - Mediate.com

Harmful Effects of Child-Custody Evaluations on ChildrenMediate.comtrist Allen Frances of Duke University School of Medicine, declared that the current version of the diagnostic manual (DSM- 5)—the most widely used compendium of criteria for psychiatric disorders—“includes scientifically unfounded, inadequately ...

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