They Say You'Re Crazy / Edition 1

They Say You'Re Crazy / Edition 1

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by Paula J. Caplan
     
 

A shocking expose of the process by which the mental-health elite judge us all.See more details below

Overview

A shocking expose of the process by which the mental-health elite judge us all.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201488326
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
0.85(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)
Lexile:
1510L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1How Do They Decide Who Is Normal?1
2Whose Normality Is It, Anyway?33
3Do Mental Health Professionals Think Anyone Is Normal?59
4How the American Psychiatric Association Decides Who Is Not Normal - Part I83
5How the American Psychiatric Association Decides Who Is Not Normal - Part II122
6Delusional Dominating Personality Disorder: "If This Sounds Discouraging, I'm Afraid It Is Meant To"168
7How Gatekeeping Replaces Scientific Precision185
8What Motivates the DSM Authors?226
9Media: The Good and the Bad240
10Where's the Harm, and What Will Help?272
Appendix A: Newspaper and Magazine Articles about PMDD291
Appendix B: Broadcast Segments or Shows about LLPDD/PMDD293
Notes295
Bibliography319
Index341
Permission Acknowledgments357

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