Posts tagged with 'mental-health'
More Companies See Value In Mental Health BenefitsRead the rest of this entry »
This is the time of year employers are beginning to hear from their benefits brokers about insurance plans for next year. The tendency is for those conversations to focus around costs. Plan improvements take a backseat to keeping expenses down. This year though, more companies than ever will be taking a close look at how well their plans provide for mental health coverage.
As Mental Health Awareness month comes to ...
DSM-5 Survey: Less Than Half Use It, But They Like ItRead the rest of this entry »
A year after the latest and most controversial edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was released, a majority of clinicians have yet to incorporate the DSM-5 into their practice.
A Medscape survey of more than 6,000 medical professionals, including nurses, pediatricians, internists, psychiatrists and others. found only 45% were using it to diagnose and classify psychiatric disorders. The largest numbers are among psychiatrists and psychologists ...