ISBN-10:
0195382234
ISBN-13:
9780195382235
Pub. Date:
04/26/2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The Making of DSM-III: A Diagnostic Manual's Conquest of American Psychiatry / Edition 1

The Making of DSM-III: A Diagnostic Manual's Conquest of American Psychiatry / Edition 1

by Hannah Decker

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ISBN-13: 9780195382235
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/26/2013
Pages: 466
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Hannah S. Decker is a cultural historian of psychiatry and Professor of History at the University of Houston. She is also Adjunct Professor in Medical History in the Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry at the Baylor College of Medicine and an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies (Houston). Her publications include Freud in Germany: Revolution and Reaction in Science, 1893-1907 and Freud, Dora, and Vienna 1900. In 2007 she received the Carlson Award from the Cornell University Medical College for "extraordinary contributions to the history of psychiatry and psychoanalysis." She is married and has two grown children.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Illustrations

INTRODUCTION

~HISTORY~

1. A Pivotal Three Decades: American Psychiatry After World War II
Chronicle I: "Weller Than Well"
Chronicle II: "Psychiatry Kills"
Chronicle III: "Pseudopatients" and "Sexual Deviations"
2. Emil Kraepelin: Birth of Modern Descriptive Psychiatry
3. Kraepelin's Progeny: The "Neo-Kraepelinians"

~PEOPLE~
4. Robert L. Spitzer, Psychiatric Revolutionary
5. The DSM-III Task Force and Psychiatric Empiricism

~MAKING~
6. A Brief History of Modern Classification and Problems with Reliability in
Diagnosis
7. The Revolution Begins, 1973-1976
8. A Snapshot in Time: DSM-III in Midstream, 1976
9. The Eruption of Discord Following the Midstream Conference
10. Clinicians Vs. Researchers again and New Antagonisms Over Sexuality
11. The Psychoanalytic Awakening to DSM-III
12. The Field Trials and Yet More Controversies
13. The Final Weeks
CONCLUSION
Notes
Interviews
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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