I heard recently they’re doing away the DSM, the revered Bible of Psychiatric Diagnosis. Before they do, I’d like to add few final revisions I’m experiencing based on my new student status.
Ability Deficit Distortions, which began prior to course onset, alternating bi-polar-ly with,
Over Confident Delusions, and ignoring the recommended study hours per week.
Post Traumatic Quiz Disorder, which developed last night waiting for test results, followed by,
Grade Anxiety/Depression, after getting test results.
Pre Midterm Schizophrenia, in anticipation of next week’s comparative essay results, culminating in a rampant case of,
Student Terror and Debilitation.
And I thought, ‘oh – this is going to be such FUN.’ Actually I got a B, which I suppose is respectable enough for not having written a test in three decades. If only it didn’t smack in the face of my A plus, plus plus expectations….