New Mental Disorders Mean ADA Headaches For Employers
By Ben James (May 21, 2013, 9:53 PM EDT) -- The latest version of the official manual used to diagnose mental disorders threatens to make the already complex task of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act more difficult by forcing employers to figure out whether and how to accommodate newly recognized mental conditions without much guidance from courts or the government.
The American Psychiatric Association on Friday announced the release of the fifth edition of its guidebook for identifying and classifying mental disorders, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, also known as DSM-5. The new mental disorders added to the manual, along with other revisions, have major implications...
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