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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...

2014-03-04 23:30:27

The Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12 step substance use program, releases radio show interview on the topic of overmedication and overdiagnosis with Dr. Allen Frances. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Saint Jude Retreats is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, March, 4, 2014 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s latest show is live and ready for download or streaming. The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment with a...

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...

2014-02-11 08:31:41

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Symptom Media announced plans today to expand their Behavioral Health Video Learning distribution base by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). "With the national conversation focused on mental health...

2013-11-08 12:23:34

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Recent changes in the guidebook for classifying mental disorders will help clinicians fine-tune diagnoses and help patients get the treatment they need," said Jerry L. Halverson, M.D., FAPA, medical director of adult services at Rogers Memorial Hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/CG13632) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/CG28143LOGO-b) The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical...

2013-10-31 23:23:32

The third edition (2013) of The ASAM Criteria modernizes standards for treatment of addiction and co-occurring conditions, in line with major advancements in the understanding of the disease of addiction over the past decade. Two associated products, the ASAM Criteria Software and ASAM-TRI Quality Review will ensure consumers get the best evidence-based quality care. Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announces the release of 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...

2013-07-29 23:27:53

Dr. Carol Francis, Psychologist in the Beach Cities of Los Angeles County, explores implications of the new DSM-5 in terms of insurance, research, mental health categories, socialized beliefs about mental illness and recognizing how Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors or Psychotherapists might pigeon-hole family members into superficial research categories. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Mental Illness, Mental Health, Psychological Disorders, Psychiatric Complications are...

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...