Sidney Zisook, MD

1954 SW GATLIN BLVD

Articles

Grief and Depression Redux: Response to Dr Frances’s “Compromise”

September 28, 2010

Clearly, we all share the goals of respecting-not “medicalizing”-ordinary grief; as well as recognizing and treating clinically significant depression. We differ with Dr Frances in how to achieve these goals, while remaining faithful to the best available scientific data.

DSM5 and the Medicalization of Grief: Two Perspectives

May 13, 2010

The recently posted draft of DSM5 makes a seemingly small suggestion that would profoundly affect how grief is handled by psychiatry.