What do all of the books on the right have in common? They are various revisions of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM is heading into its fifth edition, but before it is finalized, the task force chairs are soliciting feedback on the draft. The proposed draft revisions to diagnoses and criteria for making diagnoses is available here for comment until April 20th, 2010. The DSM-V task force chairs are asking for feedback before making additional revisions and having it ready in May of 2013.
The American Psychiatric Association announced this week the members of the various working groups who will be developing the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V). According to another account from the American Psychiatric Association, it should be made available in its final form May, 2012.