APA postpones release of revised proposals for draft criteria for DSM-5 by three months
March 5, 2011 — meagenda:
Slip slidin’ away…
There will be no public review of revised draft criteria for DSM-5 categories this coming May.
APA Field Trials got off to a late start and the DSM-5 timeline continues to slip.
Online posting of draft disorders and criteria proposed by the DSM-5 Work Groups for new and existing mental disorders had been scheduled for May-July, this year. Revised criteria were expected to be posted online in May, for a period of approximately one month to allow the public to review proposals and submit comment.
But according to a revised Timeline on the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) DSM-5 Development site, this second public review exercise is now postponed until August-September 2011:
“August-September 2011: Online Posting of Revised Criteria. Following the internal review, revised draft diagnostic criteria will be posted online for approximately one month to allow the public to provide feedback. This site will be closed for feedback by midnight on September 30, 2011.”
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