Dr. Keith Ablow, a former APA member who resigned “in protest,” criticized the DSM on FoxNews.com last week. Dr. Joseph Lieberman, president-elect of the APA, responds saying, “It is one thing to have a distressing and disabling psychiatric condition … it is quite another level of tragedy when that condition goes undiagnosed, or when one is unable to get access to treatment because of stigma and shame or a lack of insurance coverage.”
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