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Response to graywarrior (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 08:47 PM

44. It's very hard to get somebody commited nowadays because it was horribly abused...

...in the past. A lot of women, especially, would be forced into a mental facility because they rejected the accepted gender norms, because sexist doctors dismissed a woman's health concerns as "hysteria", or even just because their husbands wanted to get rid of them. People who would now be diagnosed with Asperger's would be committed with Schizophrenia because they took the "do you hear voices" question literally.

I don't know what the solution is.

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