Prolonged grief: where to after Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition?

@article{Bryant2014ProlongedGW,
  title={Prolonged grief: where to after Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition?},
  author={Richard A. Bryant},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={21-6}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Although there is much evidence for the construct of prolonged grief, there was much controversy over the proposal to introduce a prolonged grief diagnosis into Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5), and it was finally rejected as a diagnosis in DSM-5. This review outlines the evidence for and against the diagnosis, and highlights the implications of the DSM-5 decision. RECENT FINDINGS Convergent evidence indicates that prolonged grief… CONTINUE READING
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