DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM Round up: February #3
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American Psychiatric Association News release:
Release No. 13-11: February 28, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. (Feb. 28, 2013) – The American Psychiatric Association’s 166th Annual Meeting, the world’s largest psychiatric meeting, will run Saturday, May 18 to Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in San Francisco at the Moscone Convention Center. The much anticipated DSM-5, the latest revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, will be released at the meeting…
Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network
Doug Brunk | March 3, 2013
ABC News Radio
An edited version of the ABC News coverage of concerns for new DSM-5 disorder ‘Somatic Symptom Disorder’ that replaces four DSM-IV Somatoform Disorder categories has been published on ABC News Radio:
CMS pledges commitment to October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM compliance:
Chris Dimick | AHIMA & ICD-10 | February 27, 2013
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will maintain their commitment to the current ICD-10-CM/PCS compliance date of October 1, 2014, according to a letter sent to AHIMA President Kathleen A. Frawley.
The letter was sent in response to AHIMA’s call for CMS to stand firm on its ICD-10 implementation date after more than 80 physician groups represented by the American Medical Association called on CMS in January to delay or abandon the ICD-10 conversion…
Susan Donaldson James reports for ABC News on DSM-5‘s ‘Somatic Symptom Disorder’:
Contributions from Allen Frances, MD, Joel E Dimsdale, MD (Chair, DSM-5 Somatic Symptom Disorder Work Group), Lori Chapo-Kroger (P.A.N.D.O.R.A), Suzy Chapman (Dx Revision Watch), Bridget Mildon (FND Hope) and Marianne Russo (The Coffee Klatch)
Susan Donaldson James | February 27, 2013
Critics worry that patients will be misdiagnosed as mentally ill and won’t get treatment, affecting mostly those with chronic and difficult to diagnose neurological disorders and multi-system diseases like ME/CFS, ones that are poorly understood and can take years to get medical answers.
“A lot of people will be written off as crocks — it’s just in their head,” said Dr. Allen Frances, who was chair of the task force that created the DSM-4 and professor emeritus of psychiatry at Duke University. “They won’t get the medical work-up they need.”
…But [SSD work group chair] Dimsdale defends the updated DSM…”If it doesn’t work, we’ll fix it in the DSM-5.1 or DSM-6.”
Robert Sibley, senior writer for Ottawa Citizen, comments on DSM-5‘s ”Somatic Symptom Disorder’:
Ottowa Citizen (and a number of syndications)
Robert Sibley | February 20, 2013
…In a recent article, Postmedia’s Sharon Kirkey quotes a statement from the American Psychiatric Association, which will publish a new edition of the DSM in May: “Some patients with illnesses like heart disease or cancer will indeed experience thoughts, feelings or behaviours related to their illness that will be extreme or overwhelming.” These individuals “may qualify for an SSD diagnosis…”
Results of recent American Psychiatric Association Trustee elections:
February 25, 2013
DSM-5 (published by American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.) is planned for release at the APA’s 166th Annual Meeting, in San Francisco (May 18-22).
Psychiatric News | February 15, 2013
Volume 48 Number 4 page 21-21
American Psychiatric Association
Annual Meeting Highlights
Kuhl Emily, Ph.D.
Sidney Zizook, M.D., who served as an advisor to the DSM-5′s Mood Disorder Work Group, defends the removal of the DSM ‘bereavement exclusion’:
Sidney Zisook | February 25, 2013
These days, I get a lot of grief about grief. I am part of the work group that changed some of the ways that grief and clinical depression are described and differentiated in the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, typically referred to as DSM-5. That has led to a lot of conversations with colleagues who are upset about bereavement…
Kupfer DJ, Regier DA, et al in JAMA ONLINE FIRST
JAMA ONLINE FIRST
DSM-5—The Future Arrived FREE ONLINE FIRST
David J. Kupfer, MD; Emily A. Kuhl, PhD; Darrel A. Regier, MD, MPH
Author Affiliations: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Dr Kupfer); and American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Division of Research, American Psychiatric Association, Arlington, Virginia (Drs Kuhl and Regier).
JAMA. 2013;():1-2. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.2298.
Published online February 25, 2013
Jerome C. Wakefield, PhD, DSW, for Psychiatry Weekly, on the DSM ‘bereavement exclusion’ issue:
Jerome C. Wakefield, PhD, DSW | February 18, 2013
School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry; New York University, NY
First published in Psychiatry Weekly, Volume 8, Issue 4, February 18, 2013