Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 9, September 2021
Joel Paris, MD
Professor emeritus at McGill University, and senior psychiatrist and research associate at Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital. Dr. Paris is the former editor of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry and the author of 25 books including Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press; 2020).
Dr. Paris has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Joel Paris explains why adult ADHD, depression, bipolar II, PTSD, and borderline personality are overdiagnosed in psychiatry at the expense of schizophrenia.