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Sufferers of internet disorder might find it starts to impose on real life, such as causing difficulties in socialising. Flickr/Fle

Five new mental disorders you could have under DSM-5

Since it was first published in 1952, the DSM has been the has been the diagnostic bible for many psychiatrists. Each time the manual is updated, new conditions are introduced, often amid much controversy…
Psychiatrists identified widespread alcohol abuse amongst the Chinese population of Borneo. Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical InstituteWikimedia Commons

Culture and psychiatry: an outline for a neglected history

MEDICAL HISTORIES - The third article in our short series discusses the long history of culture-based understandings of mental illnesses. Culture has been taken more seriously by psychiatrists since the…

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