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2014-03-19 23:02:15

The fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) finally defines Binge Eating Disorder as an official eating disorder, creating a greater need for guideline and diagnostics education. Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Due to recent changes to the DSM-5, the need to understand Binge Eating Disorder (BED) has never been greater. As of 2013, the DSM-5 officially recognizes BED as a mental disorder and has updated the diagnostic criteria, leading...

2014-03-11 23:02:23

Now is the time to clear the confusion regarding the DSM-5. Get the answers you need to better identify and diagnose children and adolescents with mental health disorders by examining the changes in the DSM-5. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Cross Country Education is a leading provider of training for the DSM-5. The DSM-IV was published in 1994 and updated by the APA's DSM-IV-TR in 2000. Since then the DSM has become the "gold standard" and the "mental health...

New Autism Definition May Decrease Diagnosis By One-third
2014-02-26 11:24:39

Columbia University Medical Center New diagnosis guidelines for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) issued by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) may reduce by almost one third the total number of people being diagnosed, according to new research from Columbia University School of Nursing published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. The guidelines, released in May 2013 and the first major update to psychiatric diagnosis criteria in almost two decades, may leave...

2013-10-02 12:29:07

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization will receive a 2013 Gold Achievement Award from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) at its 65(th) annual Institute on Psychiatric Services in Philadelphia. Community Care, which is part of the UPMC Insurance Services Division, was recognized for its support of shared decision making in mental health and substance use disorder programs. Advancement in shared decision making for improving the...

2013-08-30 23:27:27

Miller Professional Counseling, P.C. announced today that owner Matt Miller has been selected as an advisor to the American Psychiatric Association and a contributor to the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as the DSM 5, that was released on May 18, 2013 at the APA’s 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Miller Professional Counseling, P.C. announced today that owner Matt Miller has been selected as an advisor to the...

2013-07-22 23:24:06

In a newly published blog post, Harlingen attorney Ric Barrera provides information about non-disclosure agreements and how they do not prevent individuals from reporting suspected fraud as whistleblowers Harlingen, Tx (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 South Texas attorney Ric Barrera published today an article about the effect of non-disclosure agreements on individuals who may suspect fraud or abuse of government funds and wish to become a whistleblower. Barrera cited the example of the recent...

2013-06-21 12:24:31

A Groundbreaking ADHD Study was Recently Presented at the American Psychiatric Association's 2013 Annual Meeting NEW YORK, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A highly original ADHD study that was just presented at the American Psychiatric Association's 2013 Annual Meeting offers new and intriguing diagnostic possibilities about ADHD/retina research. In addition, this study's finding supports the cerebellar signal-scrambling theory of dyslexia and related ADHD. This theory was...

2013-06-13 23:02:25

In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) formally recognized binge-eating as a type of eating disorder Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 After more than a decade of research, binge-eating has become officially recognized as an eating disorder in the US. On May 22, 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which officially classifies binge eating as a recognized medical disorder....

2013-05-29 23:25:31

Women Redeemed, the only support group in Georgia that focuses on love addiction and sex addition for women, launches new groups to help. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The American Psychiatric Association has just released the DSM-5, the latest edition of the psychiatric bible that defines and diagnoses mental health disorders. In it, the term “sexual addiction” re-appears after having been removed previously in 1994 due to a 'lack of research'. However the revised entry in...

2013-05-22 23:15:31

Experts at the Asheville Jung Center are hosting a Webinar discussing new material that will be released in DSM-5. Dr. Steve Buser will give an overview of the changes in this first webinar in a DSM-5 series he is presenting Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The 2013 release of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Version 5 (DSM-5) is the largest change to hit the field of mental health in over 20 years and the Asheville Jung Center is will help prepare for the release with a Webinar...