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Descriptions and prescriptions values, mental disorders, and the DSMs

Sadler, John Z., 1953-

Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press 2002

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  • Title:
    Descriptions and prescriptions values, mental disorders, and the DSMs
  • Author: Sadler, John Z., 1953-
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Creation Date: 2002
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 406 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-395) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Mental illness -- Classification -- Social aspects; Mental illness -- Classification -- Moral and ethical aspects; Mental Disorders -- classification; Social Values; Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-395) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction
    Ch. 2. The limits of an evidence-based classification of mental disorders
    Ch. 3. Values, politics, and science in the construction of the DSMs
    Ch. 4. Values and objectivity in psychiatric nosology
    Ch. 5. Survival of the fittest? Conceptual selection in psychiatric nosology
    Ch. 6. Technical reason in the DSM-IV: an unacknowledged value
    Ch. 7. Implications of a pragmatic theory of disease for the DSMs
    Ch. 8. Rethinking normativism in psychiatric classification
    Ch. 9. Evaluation and devaluation in personality assessment
    Ch. 10. Values and the validity of diagnostic criteria: disvalued versus disordered conditions of childhood and adolescence
    Ch. 11. Implications of an embrace: the DSMs, happiness, and capability
    Ch. 12. Why criteria of involuntary action are value laden
    Ch. 13. The hegemony of the DSMs
    Ch. 14. What patients and families look for in psychiatric diagnosis
    Ch. 15. Softened science in the courtroom: forensic implications of a value-laden classification
    Ch. 16. Speaking across the border: a patient assessment of located languages, values, and credentials in psychiatric classification
    Ch. 17. Psychotherapists as authors: microlevel analysis of therapists' written reports
    Ch. 18. Clinical and etiological psychiatric diagnoses: Do causes count?
    Ch. 19. Defining genetically informed phenotypes for the DSM-V
    Ch. 20. Values in developing psychiatric classifications: a proposal for the DSM-V
    Ch. 21. Report to the chair of the DSM-VI task force from the editors of Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology, "Contentious and noncontentious evaluative language in psychiatric diagnosis" (Dateline 2010).
  • OCLC Number: 51481163
    559339389
  • Identifier: ISBN0801876834 (electronic bk.);ISBN9780801876837 (electronic bk.)