The Selling of Dsm: The Rhetoric of Science in Psychiatry

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Transaction Publishers, 01.01.1992 - 270 Seiten

When it was first published in 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition--univer-sally known as DSM-III--embodied a radical new method for identifying psychiatric illness. Kirk and Kutchins challenge the general understanding about the research data and the pro-cess that led to the peer acceptance of DSM-III. Their original and controversial reconstruction of that moment concen-trates on how a small group of researchers interpreted their findings about a specific problem--psychiatric reliability--to promote their beliefs about mental illness and to challenge the then-dominant Freudian paradigm.

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II
1
III
4
IV
12
V
17
VI
23
VII
37
VIII
47
IX
49
XXII
136
XXIII
141
XXIV
151
XXV
156
XXVI
161
XXVII
162
XXVIII
165
XXIX
171

X
56
XI
63
XII
77
XIII
81
XIV
90
XV
97
XVI
103
XVII
111
XVIII
116
XIX
121
XX
133
XXI
134
XXX
178
XXXI
199
XXXIII
219
XXXIV
220
XXXV
224
XXXVI
225
XXXVII
228
XXXVIII
244
XXXIX
249
XL
264
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