Tag Archives: gender dysphoria

The Science Deniers at the New England Journal of Medicine

[This article appeared today in American Greatness.] The New England Journal of Medicine has published Protecting Transgender Health and Challenging Science Denialism in Policy. It is the latest example of using denialism to denigrate any opinion contrary to that of the latest set of experts to claim sovereignty over a controversial subject. The technique is…

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Psychiatric Diagnoses Are “Scientifically Meaningless”

A new study, published in Psychiatry Research, has concluded that psychiatric diagnoses are scientifically worthless as tools to identify discrete mental health disorders. Lead researcher Dr Kate Allsopp, University of Liverpool, said: “Although diagnostic labels create the illusion of an explanation they are scientifically meaningless and can create stigma and prejudice. I hope these findings will…

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