The American Psychiatric Association released a new edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as the DSM-5, on May 18. Although the manual is primarily used by psychiatrists and other mental health professionals in diagnosing patients, its influence extends to the courts and the development of employment law as well. The DSM-5 will surely affect employment law profoundly, but it may well do so in some disparate and unpredictable ways.
How Will the DSM-5's Changes Affect Your Company?
The Legal Intelligencer
July 17, 2013