Posted by kaleidoscope on May 11, 2007, at 14:53:03
In reply to Re: NIMH on Bipolar Spectrum Disorder--YES, posted by linkadge on May 11, 2007, at 11:30:26
>I contend that the meds predict the diagnosis more than the diagnosis predicts the meds.
This is very noticeable. Doctors tend to diagnose whatever conditions can be treated with the currently popular medications. Advertising and 'free' samples are clearly very effective. Conditions which have no recognised drug treatment tend not to be diagnosed.