[]
[]
Due to recent system upgrades, "My Reading History" in the Classic Catalog and "Recently Returned" titles from My MCL may take a few days to become available.

Saving Normal

An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life
Frances, Allen (eBook - 2013)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Saving Normal
 Add a Comment  Add Tags

Print

Item Details

Francis 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.
Authors: Frances, Allen, 1942-
Title: Saving normal
an insider's revolt against out-of-control psychiatric diagnosis, DSM-5, big pharma, and the medicalization of ordinary life
[downloadable ebook]
Publisher: [S.l.] : HarperCollins, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Statement of Responsibility: Allen Frances
Contents: 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 normal. Taming diagnostic inflation ; The smart consumer ; The worst and the best of psychiatry
Summary: Francis 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.
Additional Contributors: 3M Cloud Library
ISBN: 0062229273
9780062229274
Branch Call Number: 3M downloadable ebook
Bibliography: Includes bibliographic references and index
System Details: Requires 3M Cloud Library (file size: 639.0 KB)
Format: Adobe EPUB
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Headings: Psychiatry United States Mental illness Diagnosis Mental illness Classification Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
Genre/Form: Downloadable ebook
Topical Term: Psychiatry
Mental illness
Mental illness
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Frances, Allen, 1942- Saving normal. 1st ed. New York : William Morrow, c2013 0062229257 (OCoLC)813929684
MARC Display»

Opinion

From Library Staff

Francis 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.


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

Feb 22, 2014
  • wiredonjava rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

page 241 sums it up, over diagnosed & over medicated. This writer is brave to speak against the system he helped create, the almighty DSM.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at MCL

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app02 Version draggan_fix Last updated 2014/11/20 11:49