Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Grief to be classified as psychiatric disorder

Time alone simply may not be enough and with that in mind the new edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder", is expected to include long-term grief as a psychiatric disorder. It's a controversial move for those who think grief should not be treated with medication. Lexi Metherell has been speaking to University of New South Wales Professor Richard Bryant, who sits on a panel reviewing the manual.

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