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The DSM and the Nature of Disease
April 9, 2013

 DSM-290.pngWhen the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders hits the stores on May 22nd, it will signal the end of a fraught thirteen-year campaign. Every revision of the D.S.M. causes controversy; that’s what happens when experts argue in public about the nature of human suffering. 

Read more at http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/04/the-dsm-and-the-nature-of-disease.html
Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/04/the-dsm-and-the-nature-of-disease.html#ixzz2PztRea7d

 

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