Life labelled and melancholy medicalised

It is characterised by retreat into a fantasy world, sudden episodes of shouting or singing, preferring play to homework, poor impulse control, and conversations with imaginary friends.

Of course, it does not exist. But an article on satirical website The Onion demonstrates how easy it is to create a condition out of normal everyday life, put a label on it and then ask the question: Could you or your loved one have…?

A few years ago a YouTube video was