JasonSchnittker

Diagnostic System: Why the Classification of Psychiatric Disorders Is Necessary, Difficult, and Never Settled

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JasonSchnittker

Diagnostic System: Why the Classification of Psychiatric Disorders Is Necessary, Difficult, and Never Settled

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Format: Paperback / softback
Length: 368 pages
Publication date: 24 November 2020
Publisher: Columbia University Press

The sociologist Jason Schnittker looks at the multiple actors involved in crafting the DSM and the many interests that the manual hopes to serve. The Diagnostic System urges us to become comfortable with the socially constructed nature of categorization and accept that a perfect taxonomy of mental-health disorders will remain elusive.

Weight: 462g
Dimension: 143 x 221 x 24 (mm)
ISBN-13: 9780231178075

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