Creativity and Non-Conformity Now Listed as a Mental Illness by Psychiatrists
Listed as new mental illnesses are above-average creativity and cynicism. The manual goes on to identify a mental illness called “oppositional defiant disorder” or ODD. Defined as an “ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior,” symptoms include questioning authority, negativity, defiance, argumentativeness, and being easily annoyed.
This is only shocking if you’ve ever believed a single thing written in the DSM.