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In this discussion, you will explore the concept of public perception
and the impact it has on the mental
health field. By reading the Forbes
article, Researchers Doubt That Certain Mental Disorders Are Disorders
at All, you can see that perceptions regarding mental health shift on a metaphoric pendulum over periods of time.
For your initial post, address the following:
The article notes that labels often define who we are and help us to
determine what we are able to do. For argument’s sake, if the
scientific community shifted from labels such as ADHD, anxiety, or PTSD
to the definition of an individual’s response to the environment, how do
you believe society would adapt to the change?
In some cases, a diagnosis can provide individuals with a sense of
relief. It gives them the opportunity to address personal issues with a
clear treatment plan.
What are the benefits of having labels for mental health disorders?
What are some detriments of having labels for mental health disorders?
Please read the following: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisonescalante/2020/08/11/researchers-doubt-that-certain-mental-disorders-are-disorders-at-all/?fbclid=IwAR39KWFPcVMCMeeMvTKiTrODoxmMOWmFfoAxr3TmC9_tOei6PDS5xchJEvY&sh=52e54edc15a6