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Steven Migalski, Psy.D., Department of Clinical Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Migalski Interviewed on WBEZ-FM on Awaited, Debated Revisions to DSM-5

The American Psychiatric Association is releasing its long-awaited fifth edition of the The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (the DSM-V, or DSM-5). To examine ongoing debate about revisions to the manual,  WBEZ-FM asked Steven Migalski. Psy.D., Adler School Core Faculty in Clinical Psychology and a clinical psychologist, and Emil Coccaro, chair of the University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, to take part in a live "Afternoon Shift' discussion.  

They discussed issues surrounding the revision including perceived lack of transparency in its development, diagnostic inflation, the manual's relevance in clinical practice, politics, and more--in addition to responding to listener calls and tweets.

Click here to hear “Breaking down the DSM and its relevancy in medicine by WBEZ's Afternoon Shift.”

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