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One Nation Under Therapy: How the Helping Culture Is Eroding Self-reliance by Christina Hoff Summers and Sally Satel

One Nation Under Therapy: How the Helping Culture Is Eroding Self-Reliance - Sally L. Satel, Christina Hoff Sommers

An interesting book at how incorrect ideas about psychology have negatively affected Americans. The book was a bit light and not well-balanced, but it was a decent read. I was especially interested in the section discussing personal responsibility vs. blaming problems on brain disorders.