Posts tagged "DSM"

Congrats, You’re Not A Crazy Bitch: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Added To DSM-5

Well, you’re a crazy bitch for a reason, at least. The exxxtreme version of PMS, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), has officially been recognized as a distinct mental disorder in the American Psychiatric…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Celebrating Caffeine Intoxication Disorder With Cappuccino Art

It’s official. Coffee addiction is a now a mental disorder. The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) includes a condition known as “caffeine intoxication.” You…

Ami Angelowicz | June 3, 2013 - 5:30 pm

10 Disorders That Aren’t Listed In The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders — But Should Be

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was first developed in the 1950s by the American Psychiatric Association as a way to classify and define mental problems. It covers…

Julie Gerstein | May 31, 2012 - 10:00 am