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APA announces draft diagnostic criteria for DSM-5
Date:2/10/2010

ARLINGTON, Va. (Feb. 10, 2010) The American Psychiatric Association today released the proposed draft diagnostic criteria for the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The draft criteria represent content changes under consideration for DSM, which is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health and other health professionals, and is used for diagnostic and research purposes.

"These draft criteria represent a decade of work by the APA in reviewing and revising DSM," said APA President Alan Schatzberg, M.D. "But it is important to note that DSM-5 is still very much a work in progress and these proposed revisions are by no means final." The proposed diagnostic criteria will be available for public comment until April 20, and will be reviewed and refined over the next two years. During this time, the APA will conduct three phases of field trials to test some of the proposed diagnostic criteria in real-world clinical settings.

Proposed revisions

Members of 13 work groups, representing different categories of psychiatric diagnoses, have reviewed a wide body of scientific research in the field and consulted with a number of expert advisors to arrive at their proposed revisions to DSM. Among the draft revisions are the following:

  • The recommendation of new categories for learning disorders and a single diagnostic category, "autism spectrum disorders" that will incorporate the current diagnoses of autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder (not otherwise specified). Work group members have also recommended that the diagnostic term "mental retardation" be changed to "intellectual disability," bringing the DSM criteria into alignment with terminology used by other disciplines.

  • Eliminating the current categories substance abuse and dependence, replacing them with the new category "ad
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Contact: Jaime Valora
jvalora@psych.org
703-907-8562
American Psychiatric Association
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