It seems, in the Psychology Today article, that they jump to conclusions.
16 Mar 2010 ... How to avoid medicalizing grief. By Allen J. Frances, M.D..
"Undoubtedly, this would be helpful for some people who would receive much needed treatment earlier than would otherwise be the case. But for many others, an inaccurate and unnecessary psychiatric diagnosis could have many harmful effects"
It depends upon one's reaction! Yes, grief is normal, but it is too easy to slip into an extreme reaction. Deep depression can be prevented. Surely, before going to a psychiatrist, one would visit a GP who knows us.
Another doctor responded:
by Jonathan Rottenberg, Ph.D.
22 Mar 2010 ... According to Dr. Allen Frances, MD, small changes in the in the Draft DSM-Vcould have profound impact on how people dealing with grief are