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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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    In Saving Normal, Allen Frances, one of the world's most influential psychiatrists, warns that mislabeling everyday problems as mental illness has shocking implications for individuals and society: Stigmatizing a healthy person as mentally ill leads to unnecessary, harmful medications, the narrowing of horizons, misallocation of medical resources, and draining of the budgets of families and the nation.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good read.

    • By mark william taylor on 07-21-18
    • 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 20 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    More than three years in the making: the world's leading expert on psychiatric diagnosis, past leader of the American Psychiatric Association's DSM ("the bible of psychology"), and author of the influential international best seller on the medicalization of ordinary life, Saving Normal, draws upon his vast experience to deliver a powerful critique of modern American society's collective slide away from sanity and offers an urgently needed prescription for reclaiming our bearings.

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

    • By Colin Wright on 10-31-17

    Regular price: $31.93