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Shyness

How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness

Shyness( )
Author: Lane, Christopher
ISBN:978-0-300-12446-0
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

In the 1970s, a small group of leading psychiatrists met behind closed doors and literally rewrote the book on their profession. Revising and greatly expanding the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM for short), they turned what had been a thin, spiral-bound handbook into a hefty tome. Almost overnight the number of diagnoses exploded. The result was a windfall for the pharmaceutical industry and a...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Medical / Psychiatry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds



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