Diagnostic Issues and Controversies in DSM-5: Return of the False Positives Problem.

@article{Wakefield2016DiagnosticIA,
  title={Diagnostic Issues and Controversies in DSM-5: Return of the False Positives Problem.},
  author={Jerome C. Wakefield},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={
          105-32
        }
}
  • J. Wakefield
  • Published 28 March 2016
  • Psychology
  • Annual review of clinical psychology
The fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was the most controversial in the manual's history. This review selectively surveys some of the most important changes in DSM-5, including structural/organizational changes, modifications of diagnostic criteria, and newly introduced categories. It analyzes why these changes led to such heated controversies, which included objections to the revision's process, its goals, and the content of altered criteria… 

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