Allen J. Frances on The Overdiagnosis of Mental Illness

Psychiatrist and author, Allen J. Frances, believes that mental illnesses are being over-diagnosed. In his lecture, Diagnostic Inflation: Does Everyone Have a Mental Illness?, Dr. Frances outlines why he thinks the DSM-V will lead to millions of people being mislabeled with mental disorders.

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Allen J. Frances on The Overdiagnosis of Mental Illness

Psychiatrist and author, Allen J. Frances, believes that mental illnesses are being over-diagnosed.  In his lecture, Diagnostic Inflation: Does Everyone Have a Mental Illness?, Dr. Frances outlines why he thinks the DSM-V will lead to millions of people being mislabeled with mental disorders.  His lecture was part of Mental Health Matters, an initiative of TVO in association with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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