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Being Human

May 10, 2022

Welcome to Episode 73 of the Being Human Podcast: The DSM Disease (Part Two)

In this second episode of our two-part series, Dr. Greg highlights problematic new updates to the DSM, and reads from the text itself as he breaks open the dangers of separating an objective understanding of the human person from the practice of psychology. He ends with a reminder of our role and responsibility as Catholics in this current cultural battle and a challenge to Catholic mental health professionals. (Note: mature content discussed.)

Discussed in this episode:

  • The need for objective criteria when defining what it is to be human;
  • The importance of being aware of the unhealthy direction in which the DSM is moving and how it is leading people to greater disease, confusion, and distress;
  • The necessity of compassion as a requirement of justice for all who suffer from any disorder or experience against the natural order; 
  • The pre-amble to the Gender Dysphoria chapter in the DSM;  
  • Our responsibility and call as Catholics to work on turning the tide in the current cultural battle;
  • A challenge and question for Catholic mental health professionals, and a word of hope. 

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