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The Book of Woe: DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry with Gary Greenberg

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Gary Greenberg discusses the DSM and analyzes the major issues surrounding the new DSM-5.

Did Gary Greenberg successfully explain the history of the DSM and the controversies surrounding DSM-5?  Did Greenberg offer helpful information regarding what therapists can do about our diagnostic system? How will what you learned change the way you practice?

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4 Responses to The Book of Woe: DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry with Gary Greenberg

  1. cattawissa says:

    I loved this! As a student of David Rosenhan I have never understood tat professionals actually believed “mental disease diagnosis”. I had always explained to clients that the DSM describes symptoms, but they do not actually “have a disorder”. If they what to use their insurance, they have to choose one that they are willing to have for the rest of their life.

  2. Jenny50 says:

    A very enlightening discussion! I really enjoyed this and will defintely read Gary Greenburg’s book. I especially agreed with the the idea of psychotherapists taking a different direction. Thank you very much for this informative discussion!

  3. velora says:

    Thank you so much for the historical context of the DSM and the “Reality Check” on this psychiatry tome. I found your ideas refreshing. Definitely will read your book.

  4. larkmeadow says:

    Helpful history and discussion of the DSM. I want to hear more and look forward to reading the book.

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