What are the latest proposals for DSM-5 “Somatic Symptom Disorders” categories and why are they problematic? (Part 3)

What are the latest proposals for DSM-5 “Somatic Symptom Disorders” categories and why are they problematic? (Part 3)

Post #80 Shortlink: http://wp.me/pKrrB-15X

Part 1 of this report can be read here in Post #75:

What are the latest proposals for DSM-5 “Somatic Symptom Disorders” categories and why are they problematic? (Part 1)

Part 2 of this report can be read in Post #77:

What are the latest proposals for DSM-5 “Somatic Symptom Disorders” categories and why are they problematic? (Part 2)

The second public review of draft proposals for DSM-5 criteria is now open and runs from May to 15th June

Information about registering to submit comment can be read here in Post #78: http://wp.me/pKrrB-15q

In the first part of this report, I addressed some of the queries that have been raised around the second public review of proposals for the revision of DSM categories and diagnostic criteria.

In Part 2, I linked to the latest proposals (dated 14 April 2011) from the DSM-5 Somatic Symptom Disorders Work Group, as published on the DSM-5 Development website, on 4 May.

Stakeholder feedback is being accepted now until 15 June.

       Disorders Description   Key Document One: “Somatic Symptom Disorders

       Rationale Document     Key Document Two: “Justification of Criteria — Somatic Symptoms”

 

Related information:

Submissions by international patient organizations and advocates in February to April 2010 DSM-5 public review can be read here: http://wp.me/PKrrB-AQ

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