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Dsm 5 Grief

The Crack-Up Book

Charles Barber | Posted 08.26.2013 | Science
Charles Barber

I tell my students, if you want to learn about depression, don't read the DSM. Read The Crack-Up. If you want to understand grief, read Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking.

DSM-5: When Grief And Depression Mingle

Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/22/2013 07:37 AM EDT on LiveScience Editor's Note: With the release of the latest edition...

Last Plea To DSM-5: Save Grief From the Drug Companies

Allen Frances | Posted 03.09.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

Making grief a mental disorder will be a bonanza for drug companies, but a disaster for grievers. The decision is also self-destructive for DSM-5 and further undermines the credibility of APA.

A Turning Point for DSM 5: Will the APA Trustees Finally Step Up to the Plate?

Allen Frances | Posted 10.31.2012 | Science
Allen Frances

Psychiatry is an essential and wonderful profession that deserves much better leadership than it has so far received throughout the DSM 5 fiasco. It has come down to a now-or-never moment for the leaders of APA to finally come to plate and curb obvious DSM 5 excess.

Don't Confuse Grief With Depression

Allen Frances | Posted 10.31.2012 | Science
Allen Frances

Grief is the normal and absolutely unavoidable price we must pay for having the capacity to love -- it is most certainly not a disease.