The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

Spend enough time searching the internet for any given symptom and you'll eventually end up with grave prognosis. Easy access to information does not negate the need for a professional opinion.

Do I "Wiki-Meet" Diagnostic Criteria for ADHD?

By David D. Nowell Ph.D.

Accurate diagnosis of ADHD is more than simply counting symptoms.

When You Doctor Yourself

By Srini Pillay M.D.

Are you silently diagnosing your own syndrome?

How Labels Help, and Harm

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.

The danger and desirability of psychological diagnoses.

Wounded Healers and Inner Demons

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.

What do Marsha Linehan and Carl Jung have in common?

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