Patient Name: K
In today’s episode Cara talks to K about what is considered "normal" vs. "disordered" behavior, being non-gender, the intersection of fat hatred, sexism + ableism, embodying the fears of the able bodied, imagined expertise, and the dual reality of self diagnosis—especially for those living with difficult to diagnose conditions.
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More information about Adjustment Disorder from the Mayo Clinic
More information on Drapetomania from Wikipedia
More information on being non-gendered from Nonbinary.org
Self-Diagnosis: A Discursive Systematic Review of the Medical Literature from the Journal of Participatory Medicine
More information on Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome from the EDNF