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Making Us Crazy: DSM

The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders

by Herb Kutchins

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Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Illness,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7947947M
    ISBN 100743261208
    ISBN 109780743261203
    OCLC/WorldCa173086267

    This book discusses what makes a person crazy. For many mental health professionals, the DSM is an indispensable diagnostic tool, and as the standard reference for psychiatrists and other Author: Joseph Walsh.   But the message of Making Us Crazy is the reverse: the whole history of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), published by the APA since .

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Making us crazy: DSM: the psychiatric bible and the creation of mental disorders User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) was first published in but has become increasingly important--and controversial--in the past few.

DSM, it is now clear, really stands for Dimwitted Sychiatric Muddle. Making Us Crazy does a good job of stressing the lack of reliability of many psychiatric diagnoses and tracing the history of this intellectual haze.

Kirk and Kutchins () joined the list of critics with publication of The Selling of DSM and their new book, Making Us Crazy, is a meticulously researched analysis of individuals and groups who participated in the controversial evolution of posttraumatic stress disorder, masochistic personality disorder, self-defeating personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, and homosexuality as a.

APA Citation. Kutchins, HerbKirk, Stuart A. () Making us crazy:DSM: the psychiatric bible and the creation of mental disorders New York: Free Press, MLA Citation. Kutchins, HerbKirk, Stuart A.,Making Us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible And The Creation Of Mental York:. Making Us Crazy: DSM -- The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders by Herb Kutchins and Stuart Kirk.

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Making Us Crazy is a powerful and challenging book which forces us to question the labels which are now commonly imposed on us by the American bible of /5(8).

Making Us Crazy. DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders Paperback – 23 July by/5(8). I think that Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche is a good starting point for those who are interested in making sense out of the occasional media information and various disconnected studies saying that people in the West with diagnoses do worse than those in developing nations (WHO studies); that the life span for people with certain diagnoses in the US in the public.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) was first published in but has become increasingly important--and controversial--in.

Making Us Crazy is the long-needed antidote to the claims made about the DSM. Kutchins and Kirk argue that the DSM is not the scientifically based reference work it purports to be, but rather a collection of current phobias and popular mores.

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Herb Kutchins is the author of Making Us Crazy ( avg rating, 53 ratings, 8 reviews, published ), The Selling of DSM ( avg rating, 19 ratings, /5. Making Us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders.

Making Us Crazy is a powerful and challenging book that forces us to question the labels which are now commonly imposed on us by the American bible of mental syndromes. Purchase through Amazon."Making us Crazy" is a book for those who want to look at the politics of how certain psychiatric diagnoses have been included or excluded from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).Author: Dave Traxson.This book discusses what makes a person crazy.

For many mental health professionals, the DSM is an indispensable diagnostic tool, and as the standard reference for psychiatrists and other.