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The NIMH Withdraws Support for DSM V

The NIMH Withdraws Support for DSM V

The National Institute of Mental Health withdrew its support of the upcoming DSM V manual claiming that the manual lacks validity because its diagnoses are largely based on consensus of clinical symptoms rather than on empirical evidence. Critics of the DSM manuals state that very little systematic research was carried out to support their content and that the research that was utilized was scattered and ambiguous at best. At the other extreme is the NIMH … Read entire article »

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