Because we have moved from a coherent semiological entity to a pharmaco-induced pseudo-disease, now completely out of control First, let’s talk about the circumstances in which the diagnosis ADHD came into existence. Some ADHD advocates argue that this mental disease follows in the wake of the descriptions of the French psychiatrist Bourneville, of Henri Wallon’s […]Read More Why should we contest ADHD?
A petition against a unique way of thinking, by Patrick Landman. The idea of a petition against the DSM’s unique way of thinking was born into a small group that spread quickly. From the beginning, this initiative involved two inseparable aspects: first of all the political aspect and secondly the nosographic work in order to […]Read More Who are we? What do we want? To whom is the petition addressed? What are our future prospects?
It seems that in the DSM 5-dominated world of psychiatry, it is considered a given that attention can be measured and evaluated, and that it may be impaired due to reasons which are unknown but are thought to be at best multifactorial and at worst purely brain-related, thus returning to the age-old idea of “minimal […]Read More What is attention?