Nicole Grey (foenix) wrote,
Nicole Grey

Yes, Hell Yes, Right On, and Damn Skippy

Stop medicalizing bad behaviour

I've been seeing this trend for awhile now, and it's just been growing to an insane level. I hit my head on the table repeatedly when I heard about the latest that people with anger issues now suffer from a medical condition.

The risk is this: The more things we label disease, the less we label as transgression. If you think of your problem as a "disease," to be treated like a disease, that lets you off the obligation to change that behavior.

Sums my feelings up pretty well.


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