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    The Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas

    DSM-5, Film And Book Reviews June 11, 2013 |   Potchkied together by Jay Neugeboren, Michael B. Friedman, MSW, and Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, the Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas (DMOM) is a delightful parody of the American Psychiatric Association’s “Bible of psychiatry,” the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition). In a playful send-up of DSM-5, the authors—all of whom are distinguished writers with deep roots in the field of mental health—cut through the hundreds of categories in the 1000-page DSM-5 by dividing all mental disorders into 2 realms: mishegas major and mishegas minor.

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    Moderator Of The Month Of June

    Hello Members!   LGJ and I are announcing the Moderator of the Month of June We are also announcing our wonderful new Webmaster/Technician, LioninWinter       NorthernStar!   She exceptionally fabulous and is still the super aurora borealis star that she is! I am not amazed at all at how quickly she has learned all her mod skills and we are so very proud of her.   Thank you so much NorthernStar for doing a fabulous job putting in your time moderating Depression Forums.   You are just so fantastic!   Thank you to all of our Moderators who did wonderfully this past month.  You all are just totally fabulous!    I…

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    How I Reduce the Summer Stress

    The kids are home, everyone wants to get together, and you’re expected to have fun, fun, fun. Here’s how an ADHDer can stay sane. Absent-Minded Superhero Summer for ADHD Kids, Travel and Vacation Tips Friday June 28th -Guess what, folks? Summer is here. I know that for some of us that calls for a celebration and for some of us it calls for extra meditation. I’m the latter. I can track my sanity level as it slowly descends through the hot summer months. Summer means loss of structure and lots of change — especially if you have children who are suddenly home, making noise and wanting to eat five times…