Comments invited on DSM-5 draft

The American Psychiatric Association is inviting public comments on the most recent draft of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which is expected to be published in 2013.   Recent updates to the draft include a revision of the structural organization of the document and changes in the diagnostic criteria for particular disorders.

The draft and updates can be found on the DSM-5 website. Comments are due by June 15, 2011.  Those who wish to submit comments must register on the website.