DSM, ICD & CPT Coding
Resources & References
Table Of Contents
Critique by Diagnosis
Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
Somatic Symptom Disorder
Binge Eating Disorder
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Substance-Related & Addictive Disorders
What You Need to Know About DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM Psychiatric Times
The original printing DSM-5 contains some errors regarding to ICD codes. For corrections, go to ICD Coding Update, Supplement to DSM-5
Quick Guide, by ApA
American Psychiatric Association: DSM-5 development: Frequently asked questions.
American Psychiatric Association: Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5.
American Psychiatric Association: DSM – History of the manual.
American Psychiatric Association: DSM-5 – The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis.
American Psychiatric Association: The people behind the DSM-5.
American Psychiatric Association: American Psychiatric Association releases DSM-5 – Publication of diagnostic manual culminates 14-year development process.
American Psychiatric Association: Online Assessment Measures.
American Psychiatric Association: Important Coding Corrections.
Grohol, J. M. & Tartakovsky, M. S: DSM-5 Resource Guide.
Changes to ICD-10-CM Codes Relevant to Psychologists: The coding changes described in this article went into effect on October 1, 2017. The changes most relevant to psychologists pertain to the following topics/conditions:
Effective October 1, 2017 DSM-5 Diagnoses and New ICD-10-CM Codes
DSM-5 Diagnoses and New ICD-10-CM Codes, Effective October 1, 2017
Diagnostic Coding and ICD-10-CM by American Psychological Association
For 2018 update on billing codes including Telehealth CPT Codes:
Testing code changes 1/1/2019
Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing Codes for Psychologists (including crosswalks from 2018 to 2019 codes)
For updated billing and CPT info: Barbara Griswold, LMFT: Navigating the Insurance Maze
Frances, A. (2013). Saving Normal: An Insider’s Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5 – Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life.New York: William Morrow.
Frances, A. (2013). Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis – Responding to the Challenge of DSM-5. New York: Guilford Press.
Greenberg, G. (2013). The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry. New York: Blue Rider Press.
Paris, J. (2013). The Intelligent Clinician’s Guide to the DSM-5. New York: Oxford University Press.
Breggin, P.R., M.D. on Pychiatric Drug Facts
Carney, J.: 1984 Revisited – The New DSM.
Carney, J.: DSM-5 Boycott Launched!
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) is a non-profit dedicated to investigating and exposing psychiatric violations of human rights.
Frances, A.: DSM-5 Field Trials Discredit APA.
Frances, A.: DSM 5 Boycotts and Petitions.
Frances, A.: Is Not Following Doctor’s Orders a Mental Disorder?
Frances, A.: Does DSM-5 Have a Captive Audience?
Frances, A.: NIMH vs DSM-5: No One Wins, Patients Lose.
Frances, A.: The Inmates Seem to Have Taken Over the Asylum.
Frances, A.: The International Reaction to DSM-5.
Frances, A.: DSM-5: Where Do We Go From Here?
Frances, A.: Is Criticism of DSM-5 ‘Anti-psychiatry’?
Frances, A.: DSM-5 Writing Mistakes Will Cause Great Confusion.
Frances, A. & Spitzer, R.: To the APA Board of Trustees.
Friedman, R. A.: The Book Stops Here.
Genova, P, M.D. Dump the DSM
Insel, T. R.: Director’s Blog. (National Institute for Mental Health)
Kinderman, P.: ‘Grief and anxiety are not mental illnesses’.
Statement of Concern was opened by a committee of 40 prominent psychologists, psychiatrists, other professionals, and representatives of service users’ organizations from seven countries, including Australia and New Zealand. Their press release is titled: International Mental Health Experts Call for Boycott of DSM-5.
Zur, O., Nordmarken, N.: DSM: Diagnosing for Money and Power Summary of the Critique of the DSM.
Frances, A.: Will the DSM-5 Reduce Rates of Autism?
Hill, N.: Autism Awareness: Changes in DSM-5.
Lohr, W. D. & Tanguay, P.: DSM-5 and Proposed Changes to the Diagnosis of Autism. Pediatric Annals.
Willingham, E.: New DSM criteria for autism: Who will be left behind?
Hill, N.: Autism Awareness: Changes in DSM-5.
Malcom, L.: What happens when Asperger’s no longer exists?
Hickey, P. In DSM-5, A-D-H-D Still Spells Misbehavior.
Cambpell, H.: In Defense of DSM-5 Making Tantrums A Mental Disorder.
Frances. A.: Normal Grief vs Depression In DSM5.
Gup, T.: Diagnosis: Human.
Frances, A.: Mislabeling Medical Illness As Mental Disorder.
Frances, A.: Why Did DSM 5 Botch Somatic Symptom Disorder?
Gross, M.: Has the manual gone mental?
Hanlon, P.: DSM-5 To Include Binge Eating Disorder.
On DSM V – General:
- American Psychiatric Association, DSM-5
- Inside the DSM-5 Process: Issues, Debates, and Reflections
- Update: DSM-5 Major Changes By JOHN M GROHOL Psy.D.
- The tyranny of mental health
- In Scientific American: Anti-Psychiatry Prejudice? A response to Dr. Lieberman
- DSM-5 Controversies (2009)
- DSM-5 Badly Off Track by Dr Frances was chair of the DSM-IV Task Force
- A Warning Sign on the Road to DSM-5: Beware of Its Unintended Consequences, by Dr Frances was chair of the DSM-IV Task Force
- Setting the Record Straight: A Response to Frances Commentary on DSM-5
- APA and DSM-5: Empty Promises, by Robert L. Spitzer, MD, the architect of former editions of the DSM
- Resignation Letter to DSM-5 Workgroup
- The British Psychological Society concerns with the DSM
The complete report
- David Elkins, Ph.D.’s 2011 critique and petition regarding the DSM V
- DSM5 in Distress: The DSM’s impact on mental health practice and research by Allen Frances, M.D.
- Diagnosing the D.S.M. More critique of DSM V and American Psychiatric Association by the architect of the DSM III and IV by Allen Frances, M.D.
Grohol, J. M.: Some Empty Arguments against the DSM-5.
Grohol, J. M.: You Do Make a Difference in the DSM-5.
Grohol, J. M.: DSM-5 Published, ‘Critical Guidebook for Clinicians’.
Kupfer, D. J.: Statement by David Kupfer, MD
Corporate Interests Behind WebMD’s Friendly, Free Advice.
“….For example, in 2010, no matter how you answered one of its questionnaires, WebMD diagnosed you with depression and “linked you to a river of pills.”
Top 10 Drug Company Settlements: Multibillion-dollar settlements against big drug companies have become all too common in recent years. Here’s a rogues gallery of the worst offenders.
MOOC: Massive Open Online Conversation was set up to provide an interactive website to bring together concerned clinicians and the public in order to give voice to the many different perspectives about psychiatric diagnosis.
American Psychiatric Association: DSM-5 – Insurance Implications of DSM-5.
American Psychiatric Association: How quickly will insurance companies be able to transition to DSM-5?
Does DSM 5 Have a Captive Audience? No. DSM 5 codes are not needed for insurance reimbursement By Allen J. Frances, M.D.
The DSM-5 and ICD-10 By Barbara Griswold, LMFT
Apps for Androids:
DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria, Apps for Androids