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Disorder No More

By | December 1, 2013

Researchers hunt for biomarkers of Asperger's syndrome, a condition that officially no longer exists.

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Capsule Reviews

By | June 1, 2013

The Book of Woe, Ungifted, My Beloved Brontosaurus, and Brainwashed


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DSM-5 Rewrites Normal

By | May 20, 2013

A psychiatrist argues that the newly revised manual of mental disorders is part of a dangerous trend toward the medicalization of normal behavior.


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NIMH to Steer Away from New Manual

By | May 9, 2013

The agency will no longer use the newly revised guide to mental disorders to categorize its funding priorities.

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New Mental Health Manual

By | December 5, 2012

Amid controversy, the American Psychiatric Association has approved the fifth edition of its guidebook on mental disorders.

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