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What's Wrong With Modern Psychiatry?

Who is running the show: the pharmaceutical industry, the APA, or the DSM task force? read more
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Newsflash From APA Meeting: DSM 5 Has Flunked its Reliability Tests

Mental Health / Depression : Psychology Today Depression Center (3 years ago)

The whole purpose of having a manual of psychiatric diagnosis is to promote diagnostic agreement. DSM III was an important milestone because it saved the credibility and relevance of psychiatry at a time when it was ridiculed for lo... Read Post

Viewpoint: My Case Shows What’s Right — and Wrong — With Psychiatric Diagnoses

Health : Healthland (2 years ago)

Over the course of my life, I have been given no fewer than five different diagnoses for mental illnesses, under the diagnostic system laid out in psychiatry’s “bible,” the DSM.  But it was a sixth diagnosis— one that ironically wil... Read Post

APA Responds Lamely To The Petition To Reform DSM 5

Mental Health / Depression : Psychology Today Depression Center (3 years ago)

Last week I challenged APA to end its silence in the face of widespread criticism and finally to mount its belated public defense of DSM 5. These are the five questions that cry out for straight answers: Primary Topic: Psychiatry re... Read Post

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