The American Psychiatric Association is seeking your comments on proposed changes to the organizational structure of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health and other health professionals for diagnostic and research purposes. This restructuring of the DSM’s chapters and categories of disorders reflects the latest scientific thinking about how various conditions relate to each other, and may influence care.
Entries Tagged as 'Research'
From time to time, we will be highlight interesting policy research.
One is a research brief from the Center for Mental Health Services GAINS Center. Merrill Rotter, M.D., of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Amory Carr, Ph.D., of the University of New Haven, look at structured clinical interventions—specifically cognitive behavioral interventions—developed for criminal justice populations that are effective in reducing recidivism. You can read the whole brief here.