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Mon June 2, 2014
Why Diagnosing Grief As A Disorder Has Divided Psychiatrists
The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has touched off several debates in the psychiatric profession. In this week’s FOCUS reports, we look at two of those flashpoints, beginning with the new guidelines for treating grief. WGBH News reporter Adam Reilly has more.
Dan Fisher is a psychiatrist and the executive director of the National Empowerment Center.