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NY Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English Majors

Rather than accepting medical students who majored in biology or chemistry, Mt Sinai New York have accepted applicants who came through a humanities-oriented program at Mount Sinai known as HuMed. As undergraduates, they majored in things like English or history or medieval studies. [More…]

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By R Kennedy | Education . Medical Education . News . NIMH
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National Institute on Mental Health Abandons DSM-5

Two weeks before DSM-5 goes on sale, Thomas Insel,  Director of the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) writes that the DSM lacks validity and that “patients with mental disorders deserve better”. According to Dr Insel, “The goal of this new manual, as with all previous editions, is to provide a common language for describing […]

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By R Kennedy | Diagnosis . DSM-5 . NIMH . Research
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