Binge eating, gambling, and hoarding 'disorders': ADA compliance implications

In May, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) published the fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Traditionally, the DSM has been the reference manual of choice for mental health professionals for categorizing various mental illnesses and disorders. So why should HR professionals care? You should care because courts regularly relied on the previous DSM, the DSM-5 recognizes some new categories of disorders that you may see on doctors' notes in coming years, and some of the newly recognized disorders may surprise you. Read More...