DSM-5 Draft Criteria Open for Final Public Comment

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The fifth edition for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM-V) has posted its changes for the final comment period, ending June 12, 2012. That’s just under a week to finish looking it over and commenting on the updates.

What specifically has changed on this site over the past year? Visitors may notice differences in the ways in which some proposed disorders are classified. ~ DSM-5: The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Please visit the website, read through the criteria and address any concerns you have through the website.

Publication of the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) in May 2013 will mark one the most anticipated events in the mental health field. As part of the development process, the preliminary draft revisions to the current diagnostic criteria for psychiatric diagnoses are now available for public review. We thank you for your interest in DSM-5 and hope that you use this opportunity not only to learn more about the proposed changes in DSM-5, but also about its history, its impact, and its developers. Please continue to check this site for updates to criteria and for more information about the development process. ~ DSM-5: The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis

How do the changes in the DSM-V affect you?

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