Stories by Paula J. Caplan

PAULA J. CAPLAN, Ph.D., is a clinical and research psychologist, currently a nonresident fellow at the DuBois Institute, Harvard University. She is author of They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal (Da Capo Press, 1996). subscribe to Paula J. Caplan's feed

Posted on: Sep 8, 2008, Source: Ms. Magazine

Despite a lack of evidence, the psychiatric establishment has made extreme premenstrual distress a recognized disorder -- and a boon to Big Pharma.