DSM-5 controversies

Controversies, commentary and overviews

Current Psychiatry Getting ready for DSM-5: Part 1 Rajiv Tandon, MD February 2012
American Counseling Association DSM-5 Disorganization, Disarray, and Delays Dr Dayle Jones January 3, 2012
Nature Diagnostics tome comes under fire Heidi Ledford January 31, 2012
Wired Magazine Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness Gary Greenberg December 27, 2010
Wall Street Journal Why Psychiatry Needs Therapy Edward Shorter February 27, 2010
Psych Central DSM-V: Suggestions for Change John M Grohol, PsyD, December 17, 2009
New Scientist Editorial Time’s up for psychiatry’s bible December 09, 2009
New Scientist Editorial Psychiatry’s civil war Peter Aldhous, December 09, 2009
Controversial issues for the future DSM-V: Sarah Kamens, Fordham University, November 23, 09, updated 2010
DSM-5 pages of Psychiatric Times Spitzer R, Frances A et al, plus responses from APA trustees, June 26, 2009 onwards
Letter to APA Board of Trustees Frances A, Spitzer R, July 07, 2009
Psychiatric Times DSM-V ControversiesArline Kaplan, January 01, 2009, Vol.26 No. 1
Psychiatric Times Point/Counterpoint: Toward Credible Conflict of Interest Policies in Clinical Psychiatry. 01 January 2009, Vol.26 No. 1
Point: Lisa Cosgrove, PhD and Harold J. Bursztajn, MD
Counterpoint: David J. Kupfer, MD and Darrel A. Regier, MD, MPH
Journal of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics: Financial ties between DSM-IV panel members and the pharmaceutical industry. Cosgrove L, Krimsky S,Vijayaraghavan M, Schneider L. Psychother Psychosom 2006;75:154-160

Opinion and bloggers

Psychiatric Times On DSM-5 |
DSM5 in Distress  |  Psychology Today, Allen Frances, MD
Side Effects  |  Psychology Today, Christopher Lane, PhD
Carlat Psychiatry Blog  |  Dan Carlat MD

Last updated: April 21, 2013
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