Why Labelling The Child As ‘Mentally Ill’ Can Be Unhelpful

  In his critically acclaimed book: ‘Cracked: Why Psychiatry Is Doing More Harm Than Good’, the author, James Davies, argues that psychiatry is a pseudo-science which : over-medicalizes human behaviour, labelling individuals as mentally ‘ill’ when it is not appropriate to do so is far too driven by the avarice and insatiable greed of profit-chasing …