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

Health : Healthland (last year)

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 Task Force Reviews Possible Gender Identity Disorder Treatment Guidelines

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Board of Trustees has established a task force on the treatment of Gender Identity Disorders (GID) to address concerns about the relative lack of evidence-based treatment guidelines and to ... 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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