I'm O.K. You're O.K. We're Not O.K.

Some psychiatrists want to start treating relational disorders. Are they nuts?

There is still only one way to be sane--enjoy your friends, family, faith and job--but every year there are new ways to be crazy. Like the automobile industry, which once sold only sedans and station wagons but now offers endless variations on the SUV (including two versions of the Hummer), the American Psychiatric Association now has an illness for almost every lifestyle. The current edition of its professional bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV, contains--among scores of other diagnoses--a long list of specialized labels for a condition that was known in my grandmother's era as the jitters,...

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