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A Fresh Look at the Diagnoses of Mental Illness and Disorders: DSM-5

In his article "Revising Book on Disorders of the Mind," The New York Times reporter Benedict Carey looks at the ongoing development of fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (referred to as DSM-5), due for release in May of 2013. DSM is the big book of psychiatric diagnoses. The current version – DSM-IV TR – has been around for a decade.
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