April 8, 2012
In a previous article we reported that psychiatrists have been working on the fourth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), and in it they hope to add a whole slew of new psychiatric disorders. Here are some of the ones currently being considered for inclusion, many of which are merely differences in personality and behavior among people. The new edition may include "disorders" like oppositional defiant disorder, which includes people who have a pattern of "negativistic, defiant, disobedient and hostile behavior toward authority figures." Some of the "symptoms" of this disorder include losing one's temper, annoying people and being "touchy". Other "disorders" being considered include personality flaws like antisocial behavior, arrogance, cynicism or narcissism. There are even categories for people who binge eat and children who have temper tantrums.
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