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Holistic Approach to Psychosis

Those who have problems with the medical theory of “madness” tend to think that psychiatric labels tend to be very poor descriptions of a person and not based in scientific evidence.  The idea of labeling someone who experiences a psychotic state with a diagnosis such as schizophrenia or bipolar has gained in popularity over the past 60 years since psychiatrists created a book to differentiate different psychiatric disorders known as the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistic Manual.)  The DSM defines disorders as emotional distress that have on some level incapacitating to normal human functioning.  They define each disorder with a constellation of symptoms that psychiatrists have agreed meet a threshold of illness.wp-image--1869599389

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