“The DSM is not Being Abandoned — Psychiatry is Finally Growing up”


Forbes magazine finds that the change in the NIMH’s relationship with the DSM is “not so much that studies that use the DSM-5 will be excluded and abandoned, but that researchers would now be allowed to apply for grants that would not use the manual’s diagnostic criteria, or subdivided them in new, creative ways… What we are trying to do is to study neural systems directly because they cut across lots of the DSM disorders.”

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  1. I apologize beforehand if this comment is a bit off-topic. But every time I see an article from Forbes on a mental health topic, I’m reminded of the Forbes contribution to help lauch the Freedom Center. –


    Several recent posts and comments have sparked discussion on capitalism, mostly quite negative. I’d prefer not to get in a lengthy debate on the issue, but would like to remind fellow readers of the benevolence of the Forbes family and other capitalists who came together to help our cause, with contributions for the Freedom Center.

    Be well,