Latest Gender identity disorder Stories

2013-03-20 11:02:07

New condition that may lead to 'inappropriate medical decision making,' warns expert Personal View: The new somatic symptom disorder in DSM-5 risks mislabeling many people as mentally ill Millions of people could be mislabeled as mentally ill when psychiatry's bible of diagnoses is updated in May, warns a senior doctor in this week's BMJ. The next edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) — used around the...

2013-01-03 05:03:05

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm applauds the American Psychiatric Association for revising the classification of transgender individuals. In the newest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, transgender will be considered a “normal human variant” and not a mental illness, a milestone victory for the transgender community. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 December saw a significant advancement in...

Terms Dropped From New DSM
2012-12-02 09:15:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online The guidebook used by psychiatrists to diagnose mental illnesses is undergoing a radical overhaul, with Asperger's syndrome and dyslexia being dropped and a condition describing frequent and severe temper tantrums being added to the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). According to AP Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner, these changes and others were approved by the American...

2010-04-24 09:06:00

BOSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Complications from transgender procedures may be significantly minimized when treatment of a patient with severe gender identity disorder begins prior to puberty, according to expert opinion today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b ) The reason, according to Dr. Norman Spack of Children's Hospital...

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