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Making us crazy : DSM the psychiatric bible and the creation of mental disorders / Herb Kutchins and Stuart A. Kirk.

  • Kutchins, Herb.
Date
[1997], ©1997
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Free Press, [1997], ©1997.

Physical description

xii, 305 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [266]-293) and index

Contents

Doubting Thomas: psychiatric diagnosis and the Anita Hill controversy -- Pathologizing everyday behavior -- The fall and rise of homosexuality -- Bringing the war back to DSM -- The defeat of masochistic personality disorder -- Border wars: borderline personality disorder -- The enduring legacy of racism in the diagnosis of mental disorders -- Diagnosing the psychiatric Bible.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine PP.AM

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0684822806