Tag: dsm 5-tr

  • Positive Only

    Because of positive only people, many people dealing with heavy things feel the need to hide themselves. The shame associated can prevent us from working through it or just feeling our feelings. We are allowed to not be happy. I feel like the world calls for it. whew sometimes I think this is what I’m…

  • Ye, Bipolar

    Seeing lots of ableist and offensive language regarding mental illness right now. I’m not usually sensitive about that stuff but the generalized statements about people with bipolar – as a person covered in mental illness, it’s hurting right now. I’m going to go rest and try to lower my heart rate now, which is something…

  • New dsm new dsm

    Was just reading one of the contributors notes on the new dsm coming out in March and I understand that patholizing a lot of people’s minds and things that aren’t really issues as issues does nothing to help them inside the medical system but for a lot of people it does (though it’s not necessarily…