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Nothing Changes_Parents Left on our Own to Fight for Treatment of Teens’ Early Psychosis_

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There have been two “worst fears” stated by those who have been decrying (and have now managed to defeat) proposed changes to the handbook of psychiatry called the DSM-5, for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual that would have lowered the standards … Continue reading

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Leaving Parents Out of a Redefinition of Mental Health Care is Bad for Kids

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Mental health care in the U.S. is at a crossroads; with the current debate within psychiatry over proposed changes to the profession’s handbook for making diagnoses, the DSM-5, now at a fever pitch. And while even well-informed readers may be … Continue reading