I do not think I would want the responsibility of being in clinical.
I’ve been asked about changes and additions to the next edition of the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) slated for release in 2013.
The controversy surrounding this edition is steeped in political wranglings as well as critics stating their opinions to decisions made by the 13 working groups.The DSM-5 committees, although opening comments to the public, the work-group evaluating and making the final decision of what mental disorders are included is ignoring both laypersons and professional mental-health care providers as well.
How The American Psychiatric Association describes the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition,or DSM-5?
According to the American Psychiatric Association website:
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States and contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. healthcare system. The…
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