Research planning for the future of psychiatric diagnosis

Publication year: 2011
Source: European Psychiatry, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 14 June 2011

D.A., Regier , E.A., Kuhl , W.E., Narrow , D.J., Kupfer

More than 10 years prior to the anticipated 2013 publication of DSM-5, processes were set in motion to assess the research and clinical issues that would best inform future diagnostic classification of mental disorders. These efforts intended to identify the clinical and research needs within various populations, examine the current state of the science to determine the empirical evidence for improving criteria within and across disorders, and stimulate research in areas that could potentially provide evidence for change. In the second phase of the revision process, the American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE) recently completed the 5-year international…