Making Us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders / Edition 1

Making Us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders / Edition 1

by Herb Kutchins, Stuart A. Kirk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0684822806

ISBN-13: 9780684822808

Pub. Date: 09/23/1997

Publisher: Free Press

This penetrating critique shows how the enormously influential psychiatric guide, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) patholigizes everyday behavior, codifies our cultural prejudices, and is subject to large-scale abuse by the legal and insurance professions.

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This penetrating critique shows how the enormously influential psychiatric guide, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) patholigizes everyday behavior, codifies our cultural prejudices, and is subject to large-scale abuse by the legal and insurance professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684822808
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
09/23/1997
Pages:
305
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.10(d)

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