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Saving normal : an insider's revolt against out-of-control psychiatric diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the medicalization of ordinary life

著者: Allen Frances
出版商: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins publishers, [2013] ©2013
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In this book the author, a psychiatrist, makes a critique of the widespread medicalization of normality. He argues that the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders threatens to destroy what is considered normal and that grief, sorrow, stress, disappointment, and other feelings are part of life, not a psychiatric disease. Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs,  再读一些...
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ISBN: 9780062229250 0062229257
OCLC号码: 813929684
描述: xx, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
内容: Part I. Normality under siege : What's normal and what's not? --
From shaman to shrink --
Diagnostic inflation --
Part II. Psychiatric fads can be bad for your health : Fads of the past --
Fads of the present --
Fads of the future --
Part III. Getting back to mormal :Taming diagnostic inflation --
The smart consumer --
The worst and the best of psychiatry.
责任: Allen Frances, M.D.

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In the wake of a new edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" ("DSM" 5 for short), Frances argues that "DSM" 5 offers a radical and reckless set of proposals that will  再读一些...

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