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diagnosis Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about diagnosis
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“It’s a fairly accurate portrait of me at eighteen, minus a few quirks like reckless driving and eating binges. It’s accurate but it isn’t profound.”
Susanna Kaysen
author
Girl, Interrupted
book
youth
acceptance
mental illness
diagnosis
concepts
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“Cynthia was depressive; Polly and Georgina were schizophrenic; I had a character disorder. Sometimes they called it a personality disorder. When I got my diagnosis it didn’t sound serious, but after a while it sounded more ominous than other people’s. I imagined my character as a plate or shirt that had been manufactured incorrectly and was therefore useless.”
Polly
Cynthia
Georgina
characters
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“I know the NAME of her condition, Doctor . . . But a person is so much more than the name of a diagnosis on a chart!”
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“These white people think that everybody has their mental problems. ”
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“…to solve someone is to want to repair them: to diagnose a problem and then not try to fix that problem seemed not only neglectful but immoral.”

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