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Mental Disorders Are Controversial

by on May.18, 2010, under Indonesian Issues 2010

jiwaIn Jakarta, mental disorders often connotations with crazy people in the street or in a mental hospital. Yet not only that, many other deviant behaviors are classified as mental disorders, even controversial.

Anything controversial mental disorder?

As quoted from the LiveScience, following 10 controverial mental disorder:

1. Gender identity disorders

The most controversial in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM mental disorders or guidelines) is a disorder of gender identity or gender dysphoria is called.

Gender identity disorders that is when someone who has normal sexual anatomy but want to change the opposite sex with gender at birth.

2. Sex addiction

According to the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, sexual addiction is marked by a lack of control over a person's sexual behavior.

Sex addiction is not merely due to illness could not resist the temptation or sexual stimulation, but also because of an inability to control behavior.

3. Homosexuality

Sexual interactions in people with the same sex has become controversial since the first. People who perform a type called a homosexual sexual relations, and is divided into a gay (male homosexual), or lesbians (homosexual women).

4. Asperger Syndrome

Overview of Asperger's syndrome looks normal, has no physical problems and have a normal intelligence level. New problems arise when patients have to interact with others.

Asperger syndrome looks weird and has no concern and empathy when communicating with people. Patients did not know the meaning of body language like smiling, sad face, happy that people who do not know that his interlocutor with Asperger's Syndrome will taste weird.
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