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Whither DSM-V?

The British Journal of Psychiatry : the Journal of Mental Science

Nov 3, 2009

Allen J Frances

Abstract

The DSM-V development process started with a grand ambition to provide a 'paradigm shift' in psychiatric diagnosis, based initially on the identification of biological markers. This is clearly unattainable, and so energy has now been diverted into developing other major changes, includi...read more

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
Mental Disorders
Psychiatry Specialty
Diagnosis, Psychiatric
Factor Construct Rating Scales (Fcrs)
Early Diagnosis
Epidemic Aspects
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Whither DSM-V?

The British Journal of Psychiatry : the Journal of Mental Science

Nov 3, 2009

Allen J Frances

PMID: 19880926

DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.109.073932

Abstract

The DSM-V development process started with a grand ambition to provide a 'paradigm shift' in psychiatric diagnosis, based initially on the identification of biological markers. This is clearly unattainable, and so energy has now been diverted into developing other major changes, includi...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
Mental Disorders
Psychiatry Specialty
Diagnosis, Psychiatric
Factor Construct Rating Scales (Fcrs)
Early Diagnosis
Epidemic Aspects
1
1
61
Paper Details
References
  • References6
  • Citations29
123
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