With a new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or
D.S.M., to be published a new challenge to the assessment tool has been made.
"Just weeks before the long-awaited publication of a new edition of the so-called bible of mental disorders, the federal government’s most prominent psychiatric expert has said the book suffers from a scientific 'lack of validity.'"
Read the complete article "Psychiatry’s Guide Is Out of Touch With Science, Experts Say" NY Times
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