Tweet The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is sometimes called the Bible of modern psychiatry. First published in 1952 as DSM I, the reference book lays out the diagnostic criteria for most psychiatric conditions and illnesses. The current DSM IV was published in 1994, then revised in 2000. And now it’s due for a rewrite. […]
Entries Tagged as 'Research'
January 24th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Easy marks, Research
May 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Kudos, Research
Tweet New research published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry shows a 1:38 autism prevalence in South Korea – more than twice what was found in a much quoted but less rigorous 2006 CDC study. Two-thirds of the Korean children diagnosed with an ASD had no previous diagnosis, and were attending mainstream schools with […]
November 12th, 2007 · 10 Comments · Research
Tweet A belated response to ANB reader Joanna who asks about peer review. Hat tip to ANB reader Ms. Clark, who points us to senseaboutscience.org . SUMMARY Science has a system for assessing the quality of research before it is published. This system is called peer review. Peer review means that other scientific experts in […]