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APA Announces New Changes to Drafts of the DSM-5, Psychiatry’s New “Bible”

APA Announces New Changes to Drafts of the DSM-5, Psychiatry’s New “Bible” | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The latest drafts of the DSM-5 are now available online and open to comment for the next six weeks

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Neuroskeptic: DSM-5: A Little Mix Up

Neuroskeptic: DSM-5: A Little Mix Up | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Proposals in the upcoming DSM-5 psychiatric manual for diagnosing "mixed" mood states may be muddled, according to a new paper.

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Revised criteria could reclassify many with mild Alzheimer dementia

Revised criteria could reclassify many with mild Alzheimer dementia | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Many patients currently diagnosed with very mild or mild Alzheimer disease dementia could potentially be reclassified as having mild cognitive impairment (MCI) under revised criteria for that condition.
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» Some of the Empty Arguments Against the DSM-5

» Some of the Empty Arguments Against the DSM-5 | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
I constantly struggle with the backlash against the DSM 5 -- the latest revision of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.
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The Human Cost of Diagnosis

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Many mental health professionals are speaking out about their fears and doubts related to the proposed revisions to the DSM. The following is an invited piece by Lois Holzman on the subject. I think you'll find it interesting and eye-opening.

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DSMV Revisions Erupt in Controversy

DSMV Revisions Erupt in Controversy | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has been undergoing revisions, with the newest edition slated to be released in May 2013. Inevitably, the inclusion of some disorders and alteration to the standards of others has led to controversy.

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