Lena: There are a lot of sadistic people in uniform out there. The ones who really like to torture. And for some reason, in my experience, most of them work as cops. It’s like they’re people in uniform, but they’re worse than a rapist off the street. There is few rapists out there. But I think they all work for the police.
A man so bloated that a neighbour who saw his body on a lawn mistook it for a whale carcass was stung to death by hornets after apparently trying to have sex with their nest.
“You don’t take pictures of who you’re with, you take pictures of what you’re eating,”
The goal of this new manual, as with all previous editions, is to provide a common language for describing psychopathology. While DSM has been described as a “Bible” for the field, it is, at best, a dictionary, creating a set of labels and defining each. The strength of each of the editions of DSM has been “reliability” – each edition has ensured that clinicians use the same terms in the same ways. The weakness is its lack of validity. Unlike our definitions of ischemic heart disease, lymphoma, or AIDS, the DSM diagnoses are based on a consensus about clusters of clinical symptoms, not any objective laboratory measure. In the rest of medicine, this would be equivalent to creating diagnostic systems based on the nature of chest pain or the quality of fever. Indeed, symptom-based diagnosis, once common in other areas of medicine, has been largely replaced in the past half century as we have understood that symptoms alone rarely indicate the best choice of treatment.
Freud Museum in London launches appeal for funds to restore ‘possibly the most famous piece of furniture in the world’
I’m bringing you grade A pain and you people just love it
My mother defriended me on facebook