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From ADHD to binge eating, celebrity worship syndrome to sex addiction, new types of mental illness are increasingly in the public eye. But what is mental illness? Are we in danger of medicalising normal human behaviour or offering recognition and treatment to those whose suffering would once have been ignored?The Panel
Night Waves presenter Rana Mitter keeps order as clinical psychologist and psychiatry critic Richard Bentall, Baroness Molly Meacher and controversial consultant psychiatrist Mark Salter debate the extent of mental illness.
In association with the Maudsley Philosophy Group.
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