DSM5 has been finalized: no mention of hikikomori for now…

Saturday, December 1, 2012: APA Board of Trustees Approves DSM-5


DSM5 will be published in May 2013.

Here are the Key decisions made by the Board of Trustees
•  Overall Substantive Changes
o   Chapter order
o   Removal of multiaxial system
•  Section 2 Disorders
o   Autism spectrum disorder
o   Binge eating disorder
o   Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder
o   Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder
o   Hoarding disorder
o   Pedophilic disorder
o   Personality disorders
o   Posttraumatic stress disorder
o   Removal of bereavement exclusion
o   Specific learning disorders
o   Substance use disorder
•  Section 3 Disorders
o   Attenuated psychosis syndrome
o   Internet use gaming disorder
o   Nonsuicidal self-injury
o   Suicidal behavioral disorder
•   Disorders Not Accepted for Sections 2 or 3
o   Anxious depression
o   Hypersexual disorder
o   Parental alienation syndrome

o   Sensory processing disorder

For further comments check the post of Mind Hacks

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