Citizens Commission on Human Rights

The Mental Health Watchdog

Australian National Office

Top APA Psychiatrist Needs Lesson in Disease vs. Disorder

The former President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), psychiatrist Nada Stotland, obviously needs a bit of a lesson on the difference between a disease and a “mental disorder,” given her comments. Diseases can be confirmed by medical/scientific tests. Mental disorders are simply checklists of behaviours.


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