Defining Mental Disorder, DSM-5 Style

May 11, 2012 | All News, Blogging

New blog post examining the proposed revision to the definition of mental disorder, which is currently being considered for DSM-5:

EXCERPT: What is a mental disorder? This is a question the American Psychiatric Association (2012) has been contemplating as it prepares the DSM-5, the soon-to-be-published revision of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The DSM-5 development website proposes the following new definition of mental disorder…

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