Bipolar controversies: Adults
This e-book discusses controversies in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar illness, drawn from Mood Swings, a blog on the Psychology Today website, written by Nassir Ghaemi MD, from 2008 to present. Debates around misdiagnosis, overdiagnosis, underdiagnosis, DSM, antidepressants, and social stigma are discussed.
Table of Contents:
Relax: You're not bipolar
Relax, you're really not bipolar: The pseudoscience of bipolar overdiagnosis
Bipolar illness: The mythology of biomythology
Bipolar imperialism or freedom?
DSM-5 and bipolar overdiagnosis claims
So, you're "bipolar"
Hating bipolar meds: The illness persists