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.
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