Gary Greenberg discusses the DSM and analyzes the major issues surrounding the new DSM-5.
Did Gary Greenberg successfully explain the history of the DSM and the controversies surrounding DSM-5? Did Greenberg offer helpful information regarding what therapists can do about our diagnostic system? How will what you learned change the way you practice?
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Creating useful constructs that enable clinicians to communicate more effectively is the intended purpose of the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual. The reality is that by giving diagnostic criteria and a name to a specific human suffering, an entry in the DSM increases the likelihood of research and treatment dollars going to that condition. Read more