Mental illness could strike more of us in 2013 than ever before

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Chicago Tribune

Changes to diagnostic guidelines mean unprecedented numbers of people could be taking psychoactive drugs. Critics also fear an expansion of the boundaries of mental illness. "The phrase I use is the 'sickening of society,'" says Frank Farley, a faculty member at Temple’s College of Education and one of the organizers of a petition that tried unsuccessfully to open DSM-5 up to wider scientific review.