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Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-Of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinar (Hardcover)

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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 overnight turn OnormalO people into Omental patients.O

About the Author


Allen Frances, M.D., was the chairman of the DSM-IV Task Force and part of the leadership group for DSM-III and DSM-III-R. He is professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Duke University School of Medicine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062229250
ISBN-10: 0062229257
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: May 14th, 2013
Pages: 314
Language: English