American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the APA annual meeting, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News Coverage

DSM-5 task force: Dimensional assessments crucial in diagnostic manual update

May 8, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Proposed changes to the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders include the addition of dimensional…
Meeting News Coverage

DSM-5 may split sexual disorders, gender identification

May 8, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers have proposed two separate classifications for sexual disorders and gender identification disorders here at the 2012…
Meeting News Coverage

Binge eating promoted 'to front of the book' in DSM-5; obesity rejected

May 8, 2012
Binge eating will be recognized as a legitimate syndrome in the DSM-5, according to researchers who presented here at the 2012 American Psychiatric…
Meeting News Coverage

DSM-5 work group proposes updated sleep disorders

May 7, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers have suggested changes to sleep disorder criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders…
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