Psychiatric Fads and Overdiagnosis | Psychology Today. This important article is a must for family health. Please take a moment to read it and pass it along to all your friends and family. The only way you and those you love with avoid unneccessary drugging and labels whether young or old is to advocate for yourself. Make sure you do not accept pharmaceutical drugs for life’s problems, they make you less able not more able. Whether a child or one of elderly, trapped in situations where they rely on your care because they have no voice of their own, the need is strong to have someone with knowledge of pitfalls of medicine to care for them and represent them when in doctors offices, nursing homes, or hospitals.