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As prominent neuroscientist Jane Costello resigns in protest from the DSM-V committee, Danny Carlat says the process near meltdown: The Fifth Coming of DSM threatens to rend the fabric of American psychiatry. Let’s hope some cool heads in the APA’s leadership can find a way out of this mess. Stay tuned. The DSM isn’t just…

I have suspected for some time now that the band oddly close process designed to produce the DSM-V — the diagnostic statistical manual that is psychiatry’s diagnostic guide and Bible — would create an explosion of some sort. But I didn’t think it would explode quite so soon. As Daniel Carlat outlines in a wonderful…