This is a good book for psychology majors. My eyes grew wide the more I read.. the more I began to wish this book was taught in ALL Psychology classes. It's a must-read book!Published 2 months ago by LeeAnne Valentine
This is not the only book that questions the Diagnostics and Statistical Manual but it is well documented and rationalized. Read morePublished 8 months ago by C. Beato
With the DSM-5 due to be released, this book is, of course, not current. But the concepts, sadly, are still true: that the DSM is not based on sound science, but rather the... Read morePublished on February 26, 2013 by Harper West
Wow. If you like a lot of details and a line by line account of how one woman went from being on the board (or committee) of the DSM to a whistleblower, this is the book to... Read morePublished on April 26, 2012 by Sandra B. G.
When Caplan, professor of psychology, psychotherapist, and feminist, contacted the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to protest inclusion of premenstrual syndrome in the DSM,... Read morePublished on July 10, 2011 by Mira de Vries
There are some good points in this book, some very good points, about how the people who write the DSM are not writing the manual of psychiatry that they say they are. Read morePublished on March 27, 2000
A well-researched, inside view of how psychological diagnoses are created. Paula Caplan, an APA "Eminent Psychologist", clearly explains the pitfalls and dangers... Read morePublished on March 3, 1999