We need to stop asking when the wave of allegations will stop.
The angst and despair before the storm.
Fortunately, the DSM is written so clearly, and so simply, that anyone can make a diagnosis. Here are the symptoms. Make
A seemingly small and barely noticed organizational change in DSM-5 disguises what is really a giant conceptual leap -- one that may eventually cause large and harmful unintended consequences.
The standard diagnostic term for those with a criminal orientation is antisocial personality disorder. It makes no difference
It is now almost three years since DSM-5 was published; time enough to judge whether it is living up to the promise that it would be a self correcting, "living document." To its credit, APA did establish a mechanism to identify DSM-5 errors and to correct them.
Japan and South Korea have already banned the term.
Have you ever looked in the mirror and got turned on by the sight of yourself naked? Come on. You can be honest. We're only as sick as our secrets. But the fact is if your answer is yes then you need help. You're a real sickie.