Changes for DSM-V, the Psychiatrist’s ‘Bible’

Proposed Draft Revisions to DSM Disorders and Criteria -- APA site with the copy. Here is a link to Google news where you can read commentary etc. It's all over the web today. Additional commentary at the New York Times by Benedict Carey here. NPR on cutting. NPR Asperger's Officially Placed Inside Autism Spectrum Asperger’s,... Continue Reading →

Happy Pills In America – Our Complex Love Affair With Designer Consciousness

From Medical News Today a review of the book "Happy Pills in America: From Miltown to Prozac" I am excerpting part of the article without comment. The spectacular increase in the use of psychiatric drugs over the past 50 years involved what a University at Buffalo historian calls "a massive break with what we consider... Continue Reading →

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