December 12, 2012
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Huffington Post blogs
Professor Emeritus, Duke University
"Mislabeling Medical Illness As Mental Disorder: The Eleventh DSM-5 Mistake"
Posted: 12/11/2012 6:00 pm
Also on Psychology Today at:
"Boycott The DSM-5: Anachronistic Before Its Time"
Jack Carney, DSW | December 10, 2012
When plans for the DSM-5 were first announced about ten years ago, most folks' reaction was "Why?". Many of us asked that same question several times as the publication date for the new tome kept on getting pushed back. Finally, the curtain enshrouding the DSM-5 Task Force and its several committees began to part and proposed revisions/additions began to appear on its website. To our dismay, we found our question answered.