Intermittent explosive disorder

Illness inflation – How everyday conditions become medical disorders

Millions may have ‘intermittent explosive disorder’. But critics say it is just bad behavior.

Independent experts say the new definition is an example of ‘medicalization’ – turning common behaviors into medical conditions that call for treatment.

– Read Millions may have ‘intermittent explosive disorder.’ But critics say it is just bad behavior, by Journal Sentinel‘s special report: Illness inflation, How everyday conditions become medical disorders.
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