Frances does not only criticize the DSM-5, he also admits that he has made some mistakes in ...
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...ns on television in the Unites States. Frances states that the drug companies make immense profits. This is because they intimidate psychiatrists to recommend their medications to their patients. Frances also says that the drug companies intimidate the psychiatrists to diagnose people with a mental disorder in order to subscribe medications to them whereby the drug companies make even more profits. The hyperinflation of mental disorders causes more people receiving medications and as a result more profits for the drug companies. Frances also questions the responsibility of the drug companies in the hyperinflation of diagnosis of people with mental disorders.
In short Frances wants to warn us of the danger and detrimental consequences of the hyperinflation of diagnosis of people with mental disorders and the responsibility of drug companies in all of this.
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