The History of Medicine

4.12 - The DSM: Spitzer's Compromise

April 12, 2021 Kirby Gong Season 4
The History of Medicine
4.12 - The DSM: Spitzer's Compromise
Show Notes

This week, we learn about Robert Spitzer, who would someday lead the effort to create the third edition of the DSM. But first, we learn about his interesting path to involvement with the DSM at all, and his role in de-classifying homosexuality as a mental illness. 

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