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(Medical Xpress)—The first symptoms of major depression may be behavioral, but the common mental illness is based in biology—and not limited to the brain.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(AP)—There's a new version of the world's most widely used psychiatric manual, and it's already getting lots of criticism.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The now familiar term "Asperger's disorder" is being dropped. And abnormally bad and frequent temper tantrums will be given a scientific-sounding diagnosis called DMDD. But "dyslexia" and other learning disorders remain.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 1
The diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association defines autism in what seems to be a fairly comprehensive way: social impairment, difficulties with communication, repetitive behavior and restricted ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A new "alternative model" included in the upcoming Fifth Edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM -5) lines up well with the current approach to diagnosis ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Examining social factors is vital to better explaining and understanding the dramatic rise in the number of Americans diagnosed with mental disorders in recent years, according to an analysis by a team ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—People with Asperger's syndrome—mild autism with normal or sometimes superior verbal ability and intelligence—are at a crossroads: Their diagnosis is about to disappear.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
As the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is revised for the first time since 1994, controversy about psychiatric diagnosis is reaching a fever pitch.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 2 |
With no lab tests to guide the clinician, psychiatric diagnostics is challenging and controversial. Antisocial personality disorder is defined as "a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has proposed new diagnostic criteria for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) for autism. While final decisions ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
A proposal to use new diagnostic criteria for autism has roiled the US medical community, with many experts concerned that the move could exclude children affected by some forms of the disorder.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of people could be mislabeled as mentally ill when psychiatry's bible of diagnoses is updated in May, warns a senior doctor in this week's BMJ.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—When the latest version of what is considered the "bible" of psychiatry is unveiled in May, experts believe several changes in it will broaden both the definition and diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity ...
Attention deficit disorders Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Many parents pursue costly and time-consuming treatments to help their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Now, a new study finds little evidence that non-drug interventions ...
Attention deficit disorders Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |