Caffeine Withdrawal Is Real, DSM 5 Says

Caffeine Withdrawal Is Real, DSM 5 Says

Caffeine-related disorders are a group of conditions that revolve in some way around the use of coffee or other caffeine-containing substances. The American Psychiatric Association lists these disorders as mental health issues in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which functions as an everyday guide for identifying and categorizing psychological/psychiatric symptoms. One caffeine-related […]

Transgender People No Longer Labeled Mentally Ill

Transgender People No Longer Labeled Mentally Ill

After long debate, some controversy, and many internal revisions, the American Psychological Association (APA) printed its fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) in May 2013. Within this latest revision of what is hailed as the industry’s “bible” of diagnostic criteria for mental illness in the US, there were several […]