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Podcast: May 20, 2013

The Burrill Report

The Burrill Report (May 20, 2013): Saving Normal (.MP3,19.87 Mb)

As the American Psychiatric Association prepares to release the fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5, a long brewing controversy over the work has erupted into the mainstream. We spoke to Allen Frances, professor emeritus at Duke University and chairman of the DSM IV task force, about his criticism of the new manual, the damage he fears it will cause, and what he calls “the medicalization of normal.”

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