Sunday, October 17, 2010

An Update on the DSM-V Campaign

Even with the counter-campaign against it declared by the National Organization for Women (NOW), the campaign started by Fathers & Families to support the inclusion of Parental Alienation in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) has been greatly successful.  The DSM, considered the diagnostic "bible" of the American Psychiatric Association's, is undergoing its fifth revision, and a group of 70 mental health experts from 12 countries are part of an effort to add Parental Alienation to this edition of the manual.
Fathers & Families, a renowned pro shared parenting organization, asked their members and sympathizers to send letters to the DSM-V Task Force in support of their effort, and so far, thousands have responded to their call.  Dr. Darrel Regier, vice chair of the task force, recently declared that their Task Force has "… gotten an enormous amount of mail -more than [on] any other issue."
To ensure that the Task Force understands the severity of Parental Alienation, Fathers & Families is urging its followers and every person concerned about our children well-being, to keep their enthusiasm and to keep on writing letters to the committee, telling their stories and explaining that Parental Alienation is a real mental health problem and needs to be taken seriously by our health and legal professionals.  You can do it through their website; to do so, click here.
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  1. Maybe it's time to start targeting the National Organization of Women as the Marxist communist, anti-American organization that it is currently is. Time to discredit them for being the impetus for destruction of the American family, hence, destruction of the fabric of society, and declare NOW a terrorist organization threatening national security.

  2. The next edition of the DSM will be published in 2013. Parental alienation is still being considered for inclusion under a couple of different headings within the manual. Please continue writing the DSM Committee and stress the importance of including parental alienation in its next edition. Awareness and education are the keys to helping families avoid this destructive and heartbreaking family dynamic.

    For more information on parental alienation you can visit