My Networker Login   |   
feed-60facebook-60twitter-60linkedin-60youtube-60
 
PNND14-header

Debunking the Vaccine–Autism Link

Mental Health Systems Under Stress

Navigating the Maze of DSM-5

PNMA14-3The View from the Trenches

By Martha Teater

While the polemical debates over the new DSM have received widespread coverage, the reactions of ordinary clinicians have yet to receive much scrutiny.

PNMA14-2Why DSM-5 Makes Nobody Happy

By Mary Sykes Wylie

From small insignificant beginnings in 1952, when almost nobody read it, DSM has become a kind of sacred literary monster. Today, it’s the most detested and certainly the most debated mental health classification scheme ever devised.

PNMA14-1Ending Our Allegiance to the Great Gazoo

By Gary Greenberg

Labeling clients with DSM diagnoses is a ritual most of us perform to get reimbursed and pay our mortgages, but few of us actually believe in. Has the time finally come for us to take our dissatisfaction with the DSM seriously and turn it into something more than a bitter complaint?

PNMA142aA Step Backward: An Interview with Allen Frances

As the man responsible for the previous edition, the foremost critic of DSM-5 is perhaps the last person you’d expect to trash this latest, biggest version.

PNMA14-2bA Step in the Right Direction: An Interview with Darrel Regier

The vice chair of the DSM-5 Task Force is bemused that the release of what was intended to be a more accurate and rigorously researched manual has raised such an uproar.