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

The guidebook used by psychiatrists to diagnose mental illnesses is undergoing a radical overhaul, with Asperger's syndrome and dyslexia being dropped.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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