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Posted on 01/06/2006 4:48:13 PM PST by lizol
California Psychologist Wants 'Extreme Bias' Against Homosexuals Added To 'DSM'
January 6, 2006 - In early December 2005, Washington Post writer Shankar Vedantam reported on the efforts of UCLA psychology professor Edward Dunbar to encourage the psychiatric community to add "extreme bias" against homosexuals (or ethnic groups) added to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Professor Dunbar is considered an expert on hate crimes and serves as a consultant with the Los Angeles City Police Department, the LA Unified School District and the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center.
The Post article quotes Darrel A. Regier, director of research at the APA who supports research into whether pathological bias is a disorder but wonders if adding it to the DSM would be useful. "If you're going to put racism into the next edition of DSM, you would have enormous criticism." Critics would ask, "'Are you pathologizing all of life? You better be prepared to defend that classification."
Sally Satel, author of PC, M.D.: How Political Correctness Is Corrupting Medicine, calls Dunbar's proposal "absurd" and says such a diagnosis could be used by hate crime perpetrators to escape punishment.
However, Alvin F. Poussaint, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School agrees with Dunbar and characterizes individuals with extreme bias as "delusional." He notes: "They imagine people are going to do all kinds of bad things and hurt them, and feel they have to do something to protect themselves. When they reach that stage, they are very impaired."
Shama Chaiken, with the California Department of Corrections also agrees with Dunbar. "We treat racism and homophobia as delusional disorders."
This is certainly sufficient evidence that being a California Psychologist is Pathalogical and should also be added to the DSM !!!
Keep your political leanings close to the vest until you get your degree. Then let 'em have it. ; )
If a psychological abnormality (what used to be called a "mental illness") is defined as a deviation from the norm, then it is statistically more valid to call homosexuality a psychopathology than the hatred of homosexuality. In other words, it is far more statistically likely that people HATE homosexuals than that they ARE homosexuals.
Their new power grab is to promote the idea that those who criticize or characterize them as mentally ill or immoral are the ones in need of 'mental health' services...
America is in the fight of it's life with enemies foreign and domestic..from without and within-as well as political, economic, cultural, and spiritual.
The sodomite agenda is to shut down God's word on the subject...and make the bible 'hate speech' at least on the lesbian and sodomite issues.
How well they mesh with the Islamo-fascists,Marxists,Narco Terrorists,Pedophiles,Pornographers,and Third Way-Fourth Reich enemies of the Republic of our Founding Fathers.
Homosexual Agenda Ping.
Do you see it coming? I saw it coming in the late 80s. CPS knocks at your door - grabs your kids - you aren't fit to have custody. Why? You told them that homosexuality was abnormal, unnatural and immoral. You're guilty of homophobia or sick with homophoba. Mandatory medical treatment. Gotta take your meds or back to the hospital. They'll allow supervised visits with your children as long as you get treatment.
Meanwhile, homosexuals are foster and adoptive parents.
Freepmail me if you want on/off this pinglist.
Ah yes....and in the end, evil will be called good...and good will be called evil.
Lover your laughing little guy!!!!!!!!
Hmmm....well......I guess I'm culturally redneck. That ought to excuse just about any dang thing.
Dunbar is probably also a certifed and mentally unstable pervert.
You nailed it, I see that coming too.. and not too far in the distant future. The world is turning upside down and inside out. God help us.
Underneath it all, Sheldon may be as 'queer as a three dollar bill'.
Sheldon also has some peculiarities of his behavior. Like his campaigning against allowing the reimportation of prescription medicines from Canada. It turns out Sheldon had sold out to the drug manufacturers and duped his followers into acting as unwitting lobbyists for the drug companies. The House Conservative Caucus barred Sheldon from their meetings, because of that little escapade. Sheldon is nothing better than a con man, a common grifter.
How about we just classify everyone as having a delusional disorder (do I really need the /sarc here, folks?)
In all seriousness, it seems this guy sounds like a real Nutt-Case himself. After all, what is it they say about people and glass houses?
That's just about it. Only more Orwellian and hence more incomprehensible to brainy liberals. :)
Besides Cameron's reputation as a notorious fraud, there is this interview (March 18, 1999( of Cameron by Rolling Stone Magazine, where Cameron says:
"If you isolate sexuality as something solely for one's own personal amusement, and all you want is the most satisfying orgasm you can get - and that is what hosexuality seems to be - then homosexuality seems too powerful to resist. The evidence is that men do a better job on men, and women on women, if all you are looking for is orgasm....It's almost like pure heroin. It's such a rush...."
It does appear that Cameron is totally obsessed with having sex with another man. Does this mean that Cameron is also as 'queer as a three dollar bill'? If so, it means that Cameron is in a deep state of denial about his own sexuality, attacking gays as a means of convincing himself he is not gay.
That sounds like pathological behavior.
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