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Author Kutchins, Herb.

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

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Free Press, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.89075 K966m    ---  Available
Description xii, 305 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.
Mental illness -- Diagnosis.
Human behavior.
Added Author Kirk, Stuart A., 1945-
ISBN 0684822806

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