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The Man Behind Psychiatry's Diagnostic Manual

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The Man Behind Psychiatry's Diagnostic Manual

The Man Behind Psychiatry's Diagnostic Manual

The Man Behind Psychiatry's Diagnostic Manual

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Robert Spitzer is the man who's defined more mental disease than any other person living on the face of the earth. Now a professor who works out of a small office on the Upper West Side of New York, Spitzer is the creator of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the American Psychiatric Association's official listing of mental disease. NPR's Alix Spiegel reports.

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