This makes physicians appear to be idiots, Shorter said. However they are very very much the prey of drug-company advertising. Whatever diagnosis has been advertised will end clinically up as the medical diagnosis given. That is the reality. Source The Milbank Quarterly.. Anxiety may again rise, says Rutgers University dean Poet W.H Auden dubbed the post-World War II nuclear era the age of anxiety and indeed, at the time, stress and anxiety disorders were the most diagnosed mental illnesses commonly.Lord says. For example, services in a few regions may be available only to children with a diagnosis of autistic disorder, but this same diagnosis might be stigmatizing or limit school choices in other regions. Clinicians could also vary in how they consider an individual’s degree of irritability and hyperactivity when judging the severity of autism spectrum disorder, Dr. Lord adds. Due to the inconsistencies in best-estimate medical diagnoses, the use of standard diagnostic manuals to classify individuals into subcategories of autism spectrum disorder ought to be reconsidered, Dr.