DSM Derailed?

DSM Derailed?

The latest version of the bible of mental disorders has been in trouble. But do diagnostic manuals matter? Plus, what might come next, and the takeaway for the rest of the world.Photo from Shutterstock.

What the DSM-5 Changes Mean for You

Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The good, the bad, and the indifferent in the DSM-5

7 Reasons that the DSM-5 should be rated "R"

Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
It contains material not suitable for children under 17

Got an Anger Disorder? Not According to the DSM.

Susan Heitler Ph.D.
There’s diagnostic labels for anxiety and for depression. Why not for anger?

Physical Illnesses May Soon Be Labeled “Mental Disorders”

Toni Bernhard J.D.
The new DSM may erroneously label some physical illnesses as mental illnesses.

TLCs & Universal Cures

Will Meek Ph.D.
18 ways to improve your life that don't include going to counseling

NIMH: A Requiem for DSM - and its Critics

Nassir Ghaemi M.D., M.P.H.
A new generation will reject DSM, and the anti-biological critics of DSM too

Your Physical Illness May Now Be Labeled a Mental Disorder

Toni Bernhard J.D.
DSM-5 adds Somatic Symptom Disorder to the list of mental illnesses.

A Perfect Storm for Psychiatry

Edward Shorter Ph.D.
The rising suicide rate and the trashing of DSM-5