Allen Frances
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Allen Frances

Allen Frances, MD, is a clinician, educator, researcher, and leading authority on psychiatric diagnosis. He chaired the DSM-IV Task Force, was a member of the Task Force that prepared DSM-III-R, and wrote the final version of the Personality Disorders section in DSM-III. The author of hundreds of papers and more than a dozen books, Dr. Frances is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. He blogs frequently on Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and Education Update.

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    • Saving Normal

    • An Insider’s Revolt Against out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life
    • By: Allen Frances MD
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Saving Normal, Allen Frances warns that mislabeling everyday problems as mental illness has shocking implications for individuals and society....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well spoken, important topic, presented concisely.

    • By Zacc on 12-04-18
    • An Insider’s Revolt Against out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life
    • By: Allen Frances MD
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 06-14-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Twilight of American Sanity

    • A Psychiatrist Analyzes the Age of Trump
    • By: Allen Frances
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Twilight of American Sanity draws upon Allen Frances' vast experience to deliver a powerful critique of modern American society's collective slide away from sanity....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone Needs To Hear This.

    • By Colin Wright on 10-31-17

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