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Bending to the wind, the American Psychiatric Association later backtracked.
When DSM-IV was published in 1994, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) made $18 million on its sales within 10 months.
The Domenici-Wellstone legislation would mandate employee coverage for every condition in the 941-page Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association.
However, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) gradually recognized it as a behavioral disorder separate from the developmental learning disabilities.
The critics include the National Parent Teachers Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Jeffrey Satinover, a former fellow in psychiatry at Yale, and Charles Socarides, a prolific writer on psychiatric issues, both tell how the American Psychiatric Association, bowing to pressure from homosexuals, transformed homosexuality from a disorder to a lifestyle choice.
Beginning with the experiences of the Second World War which shifted American attitudes about psychiatric practitioners, broadened the arena of psychiatric thought and practice, and widened the gap between the somaticists and the promoters of psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapies, Grob moves on to describe the "bitter and acrimonious battle" that erupted in the American Psychiatric Association between somaticists and those oriented toward psychodynamic and psychoanalytic theories.
Clinical experience in psychiatry acknowledges the need to increase positive rates of accurate ADHD diagnostic assessments while using the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines.
SB 1004 was opposed by the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and five consumer mental health organizations, according to the AACAP.
Barbara Gittings is known for compiling the first gay bibliography for the American Library Association (the extensive gay and lesbian collection at the Philadelphia Free Library's Independence Branch is named after her) and for lobbying the American Psychiatric Association to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses.
The American Psychiatric Association and its Committee on Managed Care have developed questions aimed at uncovering best and worst practices among PBMs.
A research review commissioned by the American Psychiatric Association in Washington, D.
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