DSM-5: Where Do We Go From Here?
Allen Frances, MD , May 17, 2013
Education and discussion will be the most powerful ways to mitigate the risks of DSM-5. The more people know about psychiatric diagnosis, the more safe, accurate, and useful it will be.
Is it Time for a Treatment Manual to Complement DSM-5?
H. Steven Moffic, MD , May 1, 2013
As most mental health professionals know by now, psychiatry's D-Day is rapidly approaching. DSM-5 is scheduled to be officially released at the American Psychiatric Association meeting. However, there has never been an official treatment manual to complement the diagnostic one.
The International Reaction to DSM-5
Allen Frances, MD , April 23, 2013
The intense level of international interest in DSM-5 is a great surprise. Although DSM has become a research standard around the world, it is rarely used by clinicians outside the US and therefore poses a much lesser threat to their patients. So why all the prominent media coverage in countries outside of the US?