The Democratic hopeful could be wildly underestimating how much it would cost.
The best protection against wild over-diagnosis is to ignore DSM-5. It is not official. It is not well done. It is not safe. Don't buy it. Don't use it. Don't teach it.
I can't say, on the basis of evidence, that NIH is misdirecting vast fortunes from where they could do the most good within our lifetimes. But I certainly do believe it. What I can say is that biomedical research dollars are subject to the same myopia that tends to dominate our personal lives.
To expedite the distribution process, Brown has joined forces with Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios to launch a task force