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This site is dedicated to exploring impacts of the newly released DSM-5®
To the left are the major channels with discussion areas and more information.
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Many esteemed leaders are already on board and no one will be left out of conversations that really could influence the way the DSM® is understood and used. We are “Rethinking the DSM” for a better future!
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) produces, owns and sells the DSM® in the form of a manual, as well as owning the trademark, DSM-5®. It is not our goal to reproduce the manual in any way.
Nevertheless, a purely descriptive name such “DSM-5® MOOC” might be interpreted by the publishers as an infringement. To avoid a direct confrontation, we have chosen to avoid trademarked terms.
Projects like this have stages. Birth. Infancy. Adolescence, and all the way along the life span. The “About Us” for the earliest stages is a short list — an online-oriented Continuing Education Director and an exceptional software developer.
But it takes a village to raise a MOOC and the project soon became a cooperative undertaking. We needed green lights and support from …
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