March 29th 2022
Is prolonged grief disorder an important addition to the DSM-5-TR?
March 23rd 2022
March 23rd 2021
Social Misuse of Disorder Designation, Part I: Conceptual DefensesMay 8th 2019
Part 1 of a three-part series on a pertinent philosophical question in the era of diagnostic inflation: What conceptual means are available to prevent deviant and undesirable behavioral conditions from being diagnosed as mental disorders as a result of social bias and stigma?
Public Comment Period Opens for First Set of New Proposals to Update DSM-5December 11th 2017
Advances in digital publishing that allow instantaneous dissemination of changes at minimal cost have paved the way towards the adoption of a continuous improvement model for DSM, in which revisions are pegged to specific scientific advances.
Introduction: Reflections on the Crossing of Cultures in PsychiatryJune 30th 2015
Special Reports have long been a mainstay feature of the monthly Psychiatric Times issues, but this two-part report on cultural competence and diversity is unique in both style and content.
The DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview and the Evolution of Cultural Assessment in PsychiatryJune 30th 2015
This evidence-based tool is composed of a series of questionnaires that assist clinicians in making person-centered cultural assessments to inform diagnosis and treatment planning.
How Clinicians Actually Use the DSM: Psychiatric Times Survey ResultsMay 21st 2015
Given that one of the primary goals of making DSM revisions is to improve its clinical utility, establishing a baseline of current usage is critical to inform future proposals. For this and other reasons, the authors provide preliminary results from research focused on determining clinicians’ actual use of DSM.
The Psychiatric Self-Diagnosis of SeinfeldNovember 21st 2014
This psychiatrist takes notice when he hears public remarks by celebrities on their alleged psychiatric illnesses. A perfect example is when Jerry Seinfeld claimed he was “a bit autistic” to Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News.