Woman Confined by Force to Psychiatric Ward for Praying and Fasting
Health Impact News Editor Comments
The use of psychiatry to “diagnose” people with “mental” illnesses and restrain them against their will in psychiatric wards is not new.
Psychiatry is not a medical science based on biology. There are no laboratory tests that can detect “mental disease.” All mental illnesses are defined by psychiatrists according to behaviors and then voted on to be included in their “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM). The latest version, version 5 (DSM5) is very controversial, labeling what many see as common behaviors as new “disorders.” New “disorders” are added with each revision, making it legal to prescribe dangerous and addictive drugs for these published mental diseases. (See: Everyone Opposed to Creation of New Psychiatric Disorders Except Those Who Stand to Profit from Them)
The Courthouse News Service has published a…
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