The Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5); Or the Book of Fraud, by the American Psychiatric Association

Marie Yolette Winfield
20 min readJul 12, 2021

There are lies, damned lies, and statistics, a quote attributed to Mark Twain. The American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5 does not qualify for damned lies. It lands six levels below that into the territory of bloody fraud. The group did not even bother to adhere to the fraudulent statistics part of the title.

Diagnosis & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders or The Book of Fraud
Marie Yolette Winfield

Teacher/ Writer/Mom/Meta-physician/ Caretaker- Stander-upper! Travelled the world in my imagination & by planes, trains & automobiles. Next: Brain Surgery!