December 5, 2012

10 Changes to Psych's DSM-5 Should Be Ignored

Allen Frances, Huffington Post


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This is the saddest moment in my 45 year career of studying, practicing, and teaching psychiatry. The Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association has given its final approval to a deeply flawed DSM-5 containing many changes that seem clearly unsafe and scientifically unsound.

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TAGGED: Autism, Misdiagnosis, Mental Illness, Psychiatry, DSM-5

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