DSM-5 News and Perspective

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is scheduled for release in May 2013. As the approval date nears, Medscape will provide physicians and healthcare providers with the latest news and expert perspectives on proposed changes, controversies, and the potential clinical impact of the revised DSM edition.

Latest News

  • DSM-5 Not Just for Physicians Anymore The APA has announced it will release a consumer guide to the DSM-5 to help the public better understand mental disorders and empower patients.
  • One Third of Psychiatrists Not Using DSM-5 A new survey shows that more than a year after its release, many psychiatrists have not put the DSM-5 into practice.
 

DSM-5 Perspective

 
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