- 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).
- Dropping the Asperger's diagnosis in the new DSM, due out this spring, has caused consternation for some families.
- 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.
- The changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the closest thing to a manual for those in the psychiatric and psychological professions, are in.
- People can really be addicted to sex, according to a new study.
- Kids who spend a lot of time on the internet may soon be classified as being addicted to it.