29 JUN 2011 by ideonexus

 How Society Invents Syndroms

The Invention of \"Insufficient Milk Syndrom\" > Similarity > Social Norms and Psychological Disorders
As cultural norms change, medical science creates new disorders with which to diagnose people. Two examples given here are "Insufficient Milk Syndrom" in mothers during the invention of bottle-feeding and "Social Anxiety Disorder" in an age when extroversion is valued.