Bipolar Disorder Overdiagnosed?

There are 3 comments on the CBS News story from May 6, 2008, titled Bipolar Disorder Overdiagnosed?. In it, CBS News reports that:

Many people who have been told by their doctors that they have bipolar disorder don't really have it.

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Since: May 08

Norfolk, VA

#1 May 7, 2008
Good it overdiagnosed? YES! Then, there is the problem of getting off the medications. There are side effects! Fortunately, my daughter was able to get off the meds after discovering she did not have bipolar disorder.

West Haven, CT

#2 May 13, 2008
The issue shows in the first place how unaccountable, and unreliable psych "diagnoses" are.( )

Too many people are fraudulently "diagnosed", Too many are abused, and killed by psych staff on locked-door psych wards, and clinics.(1999, GAO Investigatory Report on "Mental Health")

Too many people are falsely "diagnosed") by non-medicals like psychologists, and social workers. Should non-medical psychs (psychologists and social workers) "diagnose" anyone???( )

United States

#3 Sep 30, 2013
OVER diagnosed?
Ya think?
It WILL catch up with them, They can't keep lying like this forever, too many ppl know the truth.There is no such thing.Its an out of control mess. LOL..HA HA

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