The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

Easy access to information does not negate the need for a professional opinion. Image of girl on a laptop via Shutterstock.

Psychological Diagnosis: Dangerous, Desirable, or Both?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How do labels hurt and how can they be helpful?

Bipolar or Borderline?

By David M. Allen M.D.
A rampant case of diagnonsense

Trust Your Gut? Not So Fast

By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
The celebrated sense of rightness just affirms your subjective frame.

What's New (and Old) in the DSM-5 Personality Disorders

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
What personality disorders will look like in DSM-5 and why you should care

The Making of the American Junkie

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Medication, medication, medication…

Problematic Prescriptions

By Helen M Farrell M.D.
Doctors shouldn’t write scripts for family or friends

After Asperger's, What Diagnosis Comes Next?

By Lucy Berrington
Some will likely not be considered autistic