Topic: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

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  • Transgender Americans: Bradley Manning isn’t the only one

    The case of Army Pvt. Bradley Manning has brought new focus to transgender issues in the US, seen by some as the next major civil rights movement. One question in particular is how to deal with transgender children in schools.

  • Opinion Introverted talent in America, buried by the 'influence score'

    Companies that analyze behavior on social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter, can assign users an 'influence score' that basically rates how extroverted they are. I fear that an employer, looking at a low score, would miss the next Larry Page, the introvert CEO of Google.

  • Internet addiction center opens in US

    Internet addiction center opens in US

    Internet addiction is not recognized as a separate disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, and treatment is not generally covered by insurance. But there are many such treatment centers in China, South Korea and Taiwan — where Internet addiction is taken very seriously — and many psychiatric experts say it is clear that Internet addiction is real and harmful.