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Time to check in with doctored key tableau of the Fox News medical -- team I don't think -- -- Interesting.
Reported from the American Psychiatric Association I believe if I'm not.
Mistakenly right that's something that -- Then -- feel like I suffer from every couple of hours caffeine withdrawal now puts -- -- a -- with a heroin addict.
Well listen this you know diagnostic and statistical manual does via special go to.
And medium of disorders that psychiatrists are so close to rely -- and social workers.
To label their patience has exploded with diagnoses a 160.
Of -- Among them caffeine intoxication.
Caffeine with coral.
Binge eating disorder which means that you've already eaten twelve times in the last three months.
Now the trouble with this.
Is that it labels a psychiatric Lee -- basically every American or the majority of Americans and it invites their diagnosis and treatment with medications.
And billing to Medicare Medicaid.
And -- may be good for psychiatrists.
May -- not really actually.
Because ultimately we want -- actually help people.
But it isn't good for America.
-- -- -- A lot of but what I guess a lot of people would say -- to keep these.
Is an ongoing it.
Sort of search for an excuse for anything that we might do that isn't within the absolute -- parameters of normal we're looking for ways to explain it away and give us and an excuse bad -- from one of about a work.
I think it contributes to that so an unintentional consequences that everybody gets a label or two or three.
That does nothing to urge them to find -- themselves to overcome problems so it -- apologizes people.
But also doesn't fit neatly with the needs of organized psychiatry.
Which I think how.
Have to be inline with the needs of people.
The -- -- -- -- -- seemed to beat these days let's create enough names for things so that anybody should come to the office.
Can be given a diagnosis.
That satisfies the insurance company that -- merit more sessions.
And doesn't it fit neatly with the pharmaceutical industry because believe me for binge eating disorder some bright pharmaceutical companies -- -- -- -- -- Medicine it works for that.
And and we should be covered by all the HMOs and by Medicare and Medicaid.
There's eight multi billion dollar error on the part of the American Psychiatric Association.
So like so many things in in the medical field.
Doctor you have a suspicion that this is this all comes back to money.
Well unfortunately it doesn't what's happened to my -- -- look when I see patients.
I am working to uncover the roots of why they are underperforming.
I'm also looking at their brains or is there something we can -- -- to help.
But a lot of psychiatrist and pushed by these classifications.
To end up.
Doing six medication visits and hours ten minutes each seeing patients once a month or once every three months as if that's understanding them which it is not.
All right doctor -- tableau of the folks who -- medical eighteen great told you as always.
Weekend so good to see if adult to -- article on this new diagnostic.
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