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Dr. Pauline and Catherine discusses the changes in the Diagnostic and Status Manual of Mental Health. There are important changes that will impact the lives of those with special needs kids. Dr. Pauline also shares the background of the development of the DSM and the connections the committee for the new DSM V have with the pharmaceutical companies.
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DSM-5 is the new manual suggested by the American Psychiatric Association to be used to diagnose your mental health, your psychological problems, or your emotional issues. Your insurance reimbursements likely will be determined by what codes your therapist, counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist will use on your insurance forms.
What does this new manual actually mean for you as a person who is trying to evòlve your happiness or resolve issues of unhappiness, depression, anxiety or stress?
Dr. Carol Francis provides you a synopsis for you to consider, positive and ponderous and puzzling. This discussion may prove pertinent to your children, insurance reimbursement and the professional assistance with your family's emotional well-being.
Dr. Carol Francis, Clinical Psychologist and Marriage, Family and Child Therapist and Certified Hypnotherapist practices in the Beach Cities of Los Angeles. Dr. Carol Francis Torrance, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo, Palos Verdes Estates, Hermosa Beach, San Pedro, Rancho Palos Verdes, 310-543-1824 for consultations; One on One.
As parents, the two of us (Diane and Rebecca) sought answers as to why our own children were trapped by an alphabet soup of labels despite their obvious abilities. While we researched and wrote Bright Not Broken, we realized that we were asking questions no other book has addressed: Why does the DSM system lead to an alphabet soup of labels? Could it be that our system is fundamentally flawed or incapable of meeting the needs of practicing clinicians and parents? If not clinicians and caregive
There's a new update to the Diagnostics and Statistics Manual (DSM) , the official diagnostic guideline for psychologists and psychiatrists. You may not realize it, but the DSM shapes how medical doctors, mental health professionals, and even the courts treat sex-related issues. I've got a bunch to say about the changes they've made and the ones I wish they'd make. Sex addiction, gender identity, and other politically-charged sex issues will be on my agenda an
Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Director of Hoarding Research Program and Assistant Professor at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry
Difficulty discarding items, one feature of Hoarding Disorder, is relatively common, with 1 in 5 people in the U.S. endorsing difficulty discarding in a national survey. In this talk, Dr. Rodriguez will describe how hoarding behaviors, once thought to be part of OCD, are now considered to be a separate disorder called “Hoarding Disorder.” Hoarding disorder is now listed in the DSM-5 diagnostic manual. Dr. Rodriguez will further discuss why it can be so difficult to let go of possessions, what treatments and services are available for individuals with Hoarding Disorder, and which new treatments are now being developed.
For more information on Hoarding Disorder treatment and research for adults, please call 212-543-5081. http://www.columbiapsychiatry.org/hoarding
To participate in an anonymous online survey (IRB #6677) to understand what kinds of treatments and services are acceptable to individuals who have hoarding behaviors, such as difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, excessive acquiring, and clutter in their home. Participation is limited to once per person; it will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete. After completing the survey, you can enter for a chance to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card. Click here to take the survey.
The Aberration -Episode 9- Ivan Haversham Exclusive Interview
Tuesday 08-27-2013 @ 8pm EST
On NWO Truth Radio
I'm proud to welcome my friend Ivan Haversham to The Aberration for an exclusive interview discussing his research and thoughts on Mental Disorders, Psychotropic Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Drug Industrial Complex. Ivan will be speaking in-depth about the disorder known as 'bi-polar'. We will also be discussing the new controversial DSM-V. I have a lot of respect for Ivan and look forward to hearing his thoughts.
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Today we will discuss a documentary that talks about the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual. This is a catalog of mental disorders who's influence pervades many aspects of modern society including our governments, courts, schools and the media. It is Psychiatry's engine that drives a $330 Billion dollar industry while harming a lot of patients in its wake. But is there any proof behind the DSM, or is it nothing more than a pseudoscientific sham? Is there really such a thing as a "chemical imbalance"?
This documentary called, "Diagnostic & Statistical Manual, Psychiatry's Deadliest Scam" (put out by CCHR - Citizens Commission on Human Rights), was viewed at the Kalyana Centre and we feel it warrants some serious discussion. Learn how the DSM is connected to the ICD Codes that are used to bill insurance companies for pharmaceutical treatment. With all of the people who are taking psychiatric drugs these days we really need to be looking at what these drugs are doing to us in the short and long term. Can the use of these potent pharmaceuticals even be fatal?
Perhpas we need to be asking, what are the symptoms telling us and what are the natural alternatives for healing? Can we simply be pre-disposed to certain conditions because of our original mind/body constitution? Is there a place for hypnosis and Ayurveda in the management of such disorders, or are the disorders themselves, simply labels that place people in boxes rather than treating them as individuals having the full spectrum of feelings and emotions that we experience as human beings?
This discussion should be quite enlightening and may warrant additional shows.
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Tonight's show will feature discussion's with co-host Tin-Man such as information mining 1973 privacy act. Discussion based on the new DSM-5 American Psychiatric Association Ditonary. We will discuss DSM-5 revisions or additions lack of empirical support; inter-rater reliability is low for many disorders; several sections contain poorly written, confusing, or contradictory information; and the psychiatric drug industry unduly influenced the manual's content.STUDIO HOUR will consists of the follwing USSS (united states space ships), Atacama Skeleton,Gary McKinnon & the Zeta Reticuli System
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Tonight's show featured a discussion of the special topic "Changes in the DSM-5" led by returning family member Daisy from New Mexico. These are issues that concern anyone interested in mental health and recovery from childhood trauma. "DSM-5" stands for the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which was released at the American Psychiatric Association's Annual Meeting in May 2013. It marked the end of more than a decade's journey in revising the criteria for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders. The DSM is one of the basic "bibles" of the professional mental health industry. Daisy wanted to alert the NAASCA group as to the fact that an Open Letter was written by board members of The Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32 of the APA) to the DSM-5 Task Force. The points in the Open Letter are discussed on the web site: www.DSM5-reform.com. As the web site explains, "Though others (e.g., the British Psychological Society, American Counseling Association, and prominent psychiatrists) have critiqued these proposals, American psychologists have remained relatively silent. However, our work is heavily affected by any changes to the manual. Therefore, our goal is to provide a unified response on the part of American psychologists as a professional community." Following that are bullet points that explain the issues. The link to the group's petition is on the same page. Please read and sign the petition if you are in support. You can also leave your general comments.
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