Monthly Archives: December 2012

DSM 5 Is Guide Not Bible—Ignore Its Ten Worst Changes (Part II)


APA approval of DSM-5 is a sad day for psychiatry. Published on December 2, 2012 by Allen J. Frances, M.D. in DSM5 in Distress So, here is my list of DSM 5’s ten most potentially harmful changes. I would suggest … Continue reading

Posted in depression, mental illness, psychiatric patient, psychiatrist, psychiatry | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

DSM 5 Is Guide Not Bible—Ignore Its Ten Worst Changes (Part I)


“When its deadlines were consistently missed due to poor planning and disorganized implementation, APA chose quietly to cancel the DSM 5 field testing step that was meant to provide it with a badly needed opportunity for quality control.  The current draft has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments