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diagnosis Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about diagnosis
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “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.”
  3. #3
    “I know the NAME of her condition, Doctor . . . But a person is so much more than the name of a diagnosis on a chart!”
  4. #4
    “These white people think that everybody has their mental problems. ”

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