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Normal Syndrome

According to Julian Savulescu: “We could halve the rate of mental illness tomorrow by redefinition. And we could continue to enhance the lives of normal people with the drugs developed in psychiatry.”

According to Julian Savulescu: “We could halve the rate of mental illness tomorrow by redefinition. And we could continue to enhance the lives of normal people with the drugs developed in psychiatry.”

By Stephen Luntz

What was once considered normal is becoming medicalised due to broader diagnostic criteria and the concoction of new disorders, but Julian Savulescu argues that this is merely biological enhancement by another name.

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