Winner of the Prescrire Prize for Medical Writing (France, 2010) and now in six translations.
“Well-researched”—Elsa Dixler, New York Times Book Review
“Well-written and incendiary”—Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
“Shyness features the manipulations that promoted social anxiety disorder to a national emergency”—Frederick Crews, New York Review of Books
“Overall, Lane's scholarly account of this saga ensures that if you're not already concerned about the over-medicalization of our mental lives, you will be”—BBC Focus
Interviews: BBC News, TIME, New York Times, NPR's All Things Considered.