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It’s been called the “bible of psychiatry.” The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders officially draws the line between run-of-the-mill neurosis and actual mental illness. The American Psychiatric Association has just released changes that will appear in the first new edition in 20 years, and there’s already some controversy around some diagnoses that were added, and some that were removed. We’ll talk about what the changes mean for the study and treatment of mental illness.

 

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Dr. Charles Price, Psychiatrist and President of Nevada Psychiatric Association and on review committee for DSM-V

 

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