“The Book of Woe”: Psychiatry’s last stand
"Psychiatric diagnosis is built on fiction and sold to the public as fact." So writes psychotherapist Gary Greenberg in "The Book of Woe: The Making of the DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry." That's an explosive assertion but also one that doesn't quite mean what most of you are probably thinking. Scientologists, settle down: Greenberg is not on your side. And talk-therapy pooh-poohers, spare us all those chortles of vindicated scorn; he doesn't agree with you, either.