“Mental Disorders Is More About Semantics and Societal Norms Than Actual Disease.” Do You Agree With This?

Question by Maxime T: “Mental disorders is more about semantics and societal norms than actual disease.” Do you agree with this?

Best answer:

Answer by athiestforthebirthofjesus

*some* conditions called “mental disorders” falls under this cynical umbrella, but MANY others are definitely “disease”

most generalities aren’t exaactly “true” (or false) …. and this is a HUGE generality you ask about

Answer by Brian L
No. That’s the most idiotic thing I’ve read in a long time with regards to mental illness.

Spend a few months with someone who has clinical depression, schizophrenia, or manic-depressive disorder, then evaluate that statement again.

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