Online Exclusives

APA accepting feedback for DSM revision

By Bethany Bray February 6, 2017

The American Psychiatric Association has created an online portal for the public to submit suggested changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Launched this winter, the portal allows clinicians, scholars and members of the public to submit suggested additions, deletions or modifications to the DSM. Often called the “psychiatric bible,” the…continue reading

Comic books as a bridge to healing

By Lauren Calhoun January 26, 2017

Comic books such as Batman, Superman and The Avengers have become a common language in our culture. People have been drawn to superheroes since Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster introduced the world to Superman — the first hero to go beyond normal human abilities — in Action Comics #1 in 1938. In 1939 in Detective…continue reading