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The APA Responds to Call for Independent Review

The below link is a letter from the American Psychiatric Association president John Oldham, M.D. to the Open Letter Committee of the Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32 of the American Psychological Association).  This letter from the APA is a response to a recent letter the Open Letter Committee sent the DSM-5 Task Force calling for an independent review.

APA letter is below:

APA Task Force Response to Open Letter Committee Call for Independent Review

  1. Vincent02-01-2012

    The blog written by a mother of severely-autistic son with self-injury titled (google it): “DSM-5 Autistic Spectrum Disorder Disaster” is mandatory reading for DSM-5 committee. It’s time these psychiatrists talk to people who know first hand about severe autism in real world.

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