Questioning the Diagnosis of Anxiety and Depression
Description:Psychiatrists use lists to define mental health. Lists that attempt to trace mental disorders to parts of the brain. Science historian Jamie Cohen-Cole says the change had unintended consequences.
Psychiatrists have been looking for more than a century to pin down the specific diagnostic criteria for the illnesses that they are seeking to treat. Part of the problem that psychiatry has had all along is that it's a less scientific or biological science. (4:19)