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  •  I think it is likely to turn out that some DSM (2+ / 0-)
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    princesspat, RonK

    categories are "garbage can diagnoses" that are actually many different underlying conditions producing vaguely similar symptoms. But other areas of medicine -- indeed science generally -- have progressed in proportion to their ability to bring many kinds of non-subjective measurement to bear on their problems, and mental illnesses will surely not be an exception.

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