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“New Diagnosis Rules Could Lead to Drop in Autism Numbers”

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (Photo credit: Wikipedia)





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This January 22, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about the effect that changes in the diagnostic criteria of Autism Spectrum Disorder could have on those with the diagnosis.




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“Is Grief a Mental Illness?”

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This May 16, 2013 blog post on the AARP blog talks about the controversial change to the DSM that would include grief after the loss of a loved one as a form of mental illness.  The post also discusses briefly some of the other changes that are highly contested such as binge eating and Asperger Syndrome, but the main focus is on grief in this particular post.


“The New Criteria for Mental Disorders”

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This May 8, 2013 article on The New Yorker website talks about the evolution of the DSM describing some of the thinking that has gone into it and how it has changed over time.


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