Grief lumped in with depression

I sometimes wonder if doctors are not a little too quick to medicate for natural grief and I found this article by Gordon Parker, Professor of Psychiaty at University of NSW about the difference between grief and depression. 

Below is part of his article and a link to the full article:

The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association, known as the DSM-5, puts too much focus on the similarities between major depression and grief and not enough on the important differences between them, Professor Parker said.

 
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/outcry-as-grief-lumped-in-with-depression-20130403-2h787.html#ixzz2PvQNsyQ9

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