How we drive our children mad

Mental health is a slippery concept at best and according to the annual prevalence rates given in the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, people in north America and Europe suffer from an average of about two-and-a-half psychiatric conditions a year. This suggests that either we are all mad or the American Psychiatric Association is mad…

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  • tom_billesley

    To those possessing a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

    • Reader

      It’s just good business.

  • Exile1981

    If the average person has 2.5 mental illnesses that would explain the election of obama.

    Also look at the trannys they must have hundreds of issues to want to mutilate their own bodies so there 1% of the population likely shifts the rate up about 1 illness per person just by themselves.

    Also the last copy of the manual listed a new illness – distrust of the government – If you believe the government is not working for your best interests they now classify that as a mental illness.

  • Tom Forsythe

    I long for the day I get it down to 2.5.

  • k

    eeeehem…
    We can thank the 60’s generation for a lot of this
    “!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”…you.
    I want it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    vs
    My Mum brought up with Victorian values did a good job! And I was a challenge 🙂
    -Bed time 7pm. =public school
    -Bed time 9pm = high school
    -we lived under the poverty level and we got fruit, veg, meat, potatoes
    -If you did a bad thing ” YOU ” WERE ACCOUNTABLE FOR IT! (kept me in line ^_^)
    (our social scientists have created generations of dishonest people)
    – Please and Thank YOU (taught you to be civil)
    (60’s generation viewed it as elitist)
    – She never bought more than a bag of candies for herself but she scrimped and saved to send us to camp for a week and she got a little holiday of quiet
    -Playtime= the sky was the limit = make a house with blankets and clothes pins on the front porch and it could stay up there till the rains came= guests could use the side door
    Thanks Mum