Anxious Distress: A New DSM Diagnosis
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 16, Number 5, April 2018
Mark Zimmerman, MD
Director of the Partial Hospital Program and Adult Outpatient Psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital
Dr. Zimmerman has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
There’s a new diagnosis in the DSM-5 called anxious distress. But is this truly a new diagnosis, or just another way of defining depression? This month, we spoke with Mark Zimmerman, MD, a clinician and leading researcher on the topic of anxious distress, to get some answers.