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Gary Greenberg - The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry

May 7 2013 7:00 pm
May 7 2013 8:00 pm

Before being listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), not only were many mental illnesses uncommon, they weren’t even illnesses. With psychiatry and psychopharmacology guided by the DSM, it’s worth asking, as Dr. Greenberg, a psychotherapist and author of Manufacturing Depression does, just how the manual is compiled: why do disorders appear in it? Why do they disappear?

ISBN-13: 9780399158537
Availability: Not currently shipping from publisher – Subject to future availability
Published: Blue Rider Press, 5/2013

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