DSM-5: An Overview from APA’s New President
In this video, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, president of the American Psychological Association and chair of Columbia Psychiatry, gives a very brief and supportive overview of the newest version of the diagnostic and statistical manual (DSM). He explains that the DSM-5 has not increased the number of diagnoses over the DSM-4, but has become more scientifically precise in describing existing diagnoses. This video is appropriate for professionals in the field and is presented on the Columbia University Medical Center YouTube channel. (00:03:05)
DSM-5: The Eating Disorders Workgroup
Dr. B. Timothy Walsh, chair of the DSM-5 Eating Disorders Workgroup, and Dr. Evelyn Attia, director of the Columbia Center for Eating Disorders, discuss the changes in the DSM to the diagnoses of eating disorders. They particularly discuss the inclusion of binge-eating disorder for the first time and changes to the feeding disorder category. This video is appropriate for professionals in the field and is presented on the Columbia University Medical Center YouTube channel. (00:04:30)
DSM-5: The Culture Subgroup
In this very brief video, Dr. Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, chair of the Culture Subgroup of the Gender and Culture Study Group of the DSM-5, discusses the changes in the DSM-5 that have led to the increased inclusion of cultural consideration in diagnoses. This video is presented on the Columbia University Medical Center YouTube channel. (00:01:16)
Interview with David Kupfer MD, DSM-5 Task Force Chair
Dr. David Kupfer, DSM-5 Task Force Chair, discusses important changes to the newest version of the manual, including an increased developmental approach, an increase in cultural sensitivity, critical rearrangements of categories, and organization in alignment with the ICD. Dr. Kupfer also addresses the controversy of the manual, stating that the DSM is a research tool that reports and quantifies current research to make it useful to clinicians, but it does not lead and conduct research. This video is appropriate for professionals in the field. This interview was conducted by APA TV and is available on the WebsEdgeHealth YouTube channel. (00:05:14)
DSM-5 Launch Press Meeting at APA Annual Meeting 2013
This is the official DSM-5 launch press briefing at the APA Annual Meeting on May 18, 2013. This video compiles segments of speeches from the chair and vice chair of the DSM-5 Task Force, the APA President, and the President-elect. They speak briefly about the changes to the manual, its basis in scientific evidence, and its development process that was open to feedback and suggestions. This video was presented by APA TV and is available on the WebsEdgeHealth YouTube channel. (00:05:01)
Dr. Jeffrey Nevid’s DSM-5 Updates Webinar
This video is a webinar of a PowerPoint presented by Dr. Jeffrey Nevid on the changes in the DSM-5. Though intended for professionals teaching courses in Abnormal Psychology and created one month before the launch of the DSM-5, this webinar is appropriate for all professionals working in the field. It details all of the changes and implications of the DSM-5 in an honest, understandable, and unbiased (as possible) manner. This video by Pearson Higher Ed is available on their YouTube channel HSSPearson. (00:49:41)
- (00:05:22 – 00:12:31) A brief history of the DSM (DSM-1 through DSM-5).
- (00:12:31 – 00:28:28) Major changes to the DSM-5 from the DSM-4 are elaborated on and are presented side-by-side according to topic.
- (00:28:28 – 00:40:00) The twenty categories of the DSM-5 are described and examples are provided.
- (00:40:00 – 00:40:55) The dropped or consolidated diagnoses in the DSM-5 are listed and described.
- (00:40:55 – 00:41:40) The disorders that have been removed from the appendix of the DSM-4 and moved into the diagnostic manual of the DSM-5 are listed.
- (00:41:40 – 00:43:00) Name changes in the DSM-5 are listed and described.
- (00:43:00 – 00:43:20) New disorders that have been added to the DSM-5 are listed and described.
- (00:43:20 – 00:47:10) The many points of controversy that have been brought up by the public, clinicians, and consumers on the new DSM are described very honestly.
- (00:47:10 – 00:48:12) The option of switching over to the ICD-10-CM instead of the DSM-5 is discussed.
Sources for more short videos on the DSM-5
- Columbia University Medical Center YouTube Channel
- NAMIvideo: National Alliance on Mental Health YouTube Channel
- WebsEdgeHealth: WebsEdge/Health YouTube Channel