- AlfredLv 71 month ago
Yes, it's a form of mental disorder
- LiliLv 71 month ago
Yes, it is a form of mental illness. See the DSM-5 on the subject.
Psychiatrists are certainly "real doctors". They receive the same medical school training that other doctors receive and are MDs. They are trained to diagnose and treat mental illness and are licensed to prescribe like other physicians.
The Anon who posted that lengthy ranting diatribe about psychiatrists appears to be suffering from a mental illness himself. Pay no attention to that sort of thing. We see a lot of it around here.
- 1 month ago
emotional … not mental.
- RWPossumLv 71 month ago
"Mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors."
- the Mayo Clinic
If you don't like that label, you can call it maladaptive behavior.
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- RicardoLv 51 month ago
Yes, that's a psychiatric disorder.
- kelvinLv 71 month ago