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The "book of woe" that psychotherapist Gary Greenberg (Manufacturing Depression; A Noble Lie) targets in this scathing indictment is none other than the DSM-5. A longtime critic of the American Psychiatric Association, he accuses them of continuing the reach of their discipline to diagnose more and more illnesses and prescribes more and more "therapies" that often include medications with dangerous side effects and little proven efficacy. This meticulous offensive contains a history of how all five editions have focused on disorders that are not real illnesses. Dr. Greenberg's attack is not merely theoretical: He explains how the APA's straightjacket definitions have widespread real-world effects and, directly or indirectly, concern us all.