DSM-5 in the media and reminder

DSM-5 in the media and a reminder

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Draft proposals for the revision of DSM-IV diagnostic categories are scheduled for publication on 10 February with a comment period expected to be open until 20 April.

Information around proposed revisions and draft criteria for DSM-5 categories currently classified under “Somatoform Disorders” will be published on this DSM-5 and ICD-11 Watch page:

DSM-5 draft and comment process

Psychiatric Times  |  Steven A. King, MD, MS  | 07 February 2010

DSM-V and Pain

Dr King is in the private practice of pain medicine in New York and he is also clinical professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine. 

The Economist  Print edition  |  04 January 2010

Psychiatric diagnosis

That way, madness lies

A new manual for diagnosing diseases of the psyche is about to be unveiled

ON FEBRUARY 10th the world of psychiatry will be asked, metaphorically, to lie on the couch and answer questions about the state it thinks it is in. For that is the day the American Psychiatric Association (APA) plans to release a draft of the fifth version of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V). Mental illness carrying the stigma that it does, and the brain being as little-understood as it is, revising the DSM is always a controversial undertaking. This time, however, some of the questions asked of the process are likely to be particularly probing…

Read on here

Psychiatric Times  |  03 February 2010

CAUTION! Who Should Be the DSM-V Diagnostician?

By H. Steven Moffic, MD

…Much has been written about DSM-V, especially in Psychiatric Times, including concerns about transparency, diagnostic criteria, timing, and the influence of Pharma. The developmental group is now entering the stage of inviting comments from psychiatrists at large. Up until now, I believe virtually nothing has been discussed about who should use it. If we gradually obtain neuroimaging and/or genetic markers to improve diagnosing, it would seem that the diagnostic process will become even more of a medical one, most suitable for psychiatrists…

Read full article here

Authorstream Slide Presentation  |  Dr. Atiqul Haq Mazumder Post Graduate Student Department of Psychiatry BSMMU, Dhaka

Upcoming Changes in DSM-V: Upcoming Changes in DSM-V A Critical Review

Includes transcript of PowerPoint slide text

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