Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 June 2015

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199350643

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Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry

How Modern Psychiatry Lost Its Way While Creating a Diagnosis for Almost All of Life's Misfortunes

Joel Paris

  • Overdiagnosis in psychiatry has rarely been addressed in the literature
  • Emphasizes the importance of avoiding diagnostic fads and epidemics that lead to mistreatment
  • Expertly asserts the gravity of distinguishing normality from psychopathology

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