TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Today the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) will be released. Created in 1952 by the American Psychiatric
Association, the DSM provides descriptions and symptoms of mental
illness and is used by health care professionals all over the world to
diagnose mental illness.
CAMH has experts available for comment on the DSM-V and what changes mean for the treatment of mental health.
Dr. David Goldbloom, CAMH Senior Medical Advisor and Chair of the Mental Health Commission
Dr. Benoit Mulsant, CAMH Physician-in-Chief
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest
mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the
world's leading research centres in its field. CAMH combines clinical
care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to
help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and
addiction issues. CAMH is fully affiliated with
the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health
Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre.
SOURCE: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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Media Contact: Michael Torres, CAMH Media Relations (416) 595 6015 or email@example.com