By Cindy del Rosario | May 05, 2013 02:20 PM EDT
The federal government's organization devoted to mental health research will try to improve psychiatric diagnoses, first by abandoning the long-revered Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
By Julie Steenhuysen | Dec 21, 2012 09:25 AM EST
Dropping the Asperger's diagnosis in the new DSM, due out this spring, has caused consternation for some families.
By Makini Brice | Dec 05, 2012 11:42 AM EST
Some mental health professionals are concerned about the inclusion of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, which will appear in the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
By Makini Brice | Dec 04, 2012 10:04 AM EST
The changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the closest thing to a manual for those in the psychiatric and psychological professions, are in.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 11, 2012 02:09 PM EDT
People can really be addicted to sex, according to a new study.
By Amber Moore | Oct 03, 2012 10:01 AM EDT
Kids who spend a lot of time on the internet may soon be classified as being addicted to it.