Wednesday, February 10, 2010

DSM revisions in the works

"Far fewer children would get a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. "Binge eating disorder" and “hypersexuality” might become part of the everyday language. And the way many mental disorders are diagnosed and treated would be sharply revised. These are a few of the changes proposed on Tuesday by doctors charged with revising psychiatry's encyclopedia of mental disorders." Read about it in the NY Times.

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