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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

DSM-5 draft due out today


On February 10 the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will release the proposed draft diagnostic criteria for DSM-5 on its Website www.dsm5.org

The draft criteria represent content changes under consideration. The information posted on the Website includes the proposed criteria, the rationale, the

supporting research, and DSM-IV content as a comparison.

The proposed diagnostic criteria will be available on the Website www.dsm5.org , for public comment until April 20, 2010.APA is inviting health professionals,

consumers of mental health services, and family members to visit the site to review and comment on the draft criteria.

Please forward this message to other listservs, etc. that might be interested in DSM-5 matters.

Joan Zorza, Esq. - Founding Editor

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