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2014-11-12 12:26:11

NORWALK, Conn., Nov.

2014-08-14 23:01:23

National Council on Problem Gambling provides advocates with road map to ensure gambling addiction is incorporated into the evolving national healthcare system. Washington,

2014-05-02 23:08:00

Company devotes weekly blog to the topic as a part of their ASD awareness campaign, and explains how the changes to the definition may affect individuals with ASD and their families.

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

2014-03-11 23:02:23

Now is the time to clear the confusion regarding the DSM-5.

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.

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

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

2014-01-27 15:07:03

A new study finds that the estimated prevalence of autism under the new DSM-5 criteria would decrease only to the extent that some children would receive the new diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD).

2013-10-07 13:31:46

Food addiction is not yet recognized as a mental disorder but certain obese individuals clearly display addictive-like behavior towards food.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.