The New DSM5 Diagnostic Manual for Mental Disorders: Creating New Illnesses

Dr. Charles Gant has practiced integrative,functional medicine and more recently genomics for over 35 years. He is best known for his work in treating mental and substance use disorders. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia Medical School, and his Ph.D. in psychology from Columbia Pacific University. For two decades, Dr. Gant pioneered many nutritional, metabolic, neurotransmitter and hormonal balancing, and detoxification treatments for a variety of mental disorders. He currently practices functional medicine and mindfulness-based psychotherapy at the National Integrated Health Associates in Washington, DC and teaches these methodologies at the Academy of Functional Medicine, Dentistry and Psychology.

Dr. Gary Greenberg, PhD is a practicing psychotherapist and medical journalist in Connecticut and the author of important works debunking modern psychiatry and the DSM diagnostic manual. He is a major contributor Mother Jones, a contributing editor for Harpers, and appears in The New Yorker, The Nation and Rolling Stone.  He is a recipient of the prestigious Erik Erikson Award for mental health reporting, and his recent book is “The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry.”

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