In this podcast with the New Books Network, author Paul Verhaeghe discusses his book, “What About Me?: The Struggle for Identity in a Market-Based Society.” “The last 50 years have witnessed a staggering proliferation of psychiatric disorders — a bloated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) that has both reflected and caused the over-diagnosis, disciplining, and medication of individuals afflicted with social rather than mental problems.”
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