Validity of the bereavement exclusion to major depression: does the empirical evidence support the proposal to eliminate the exclusion in DSM-5?

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  • JEROME C. WAKEFIELD,

    1. Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
    2. Silver School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003
    3. InSPIRES (Institute for Social and Psychiatric Initiatives—Research, Education and Services), Bellevue Hospital/New York University, New York, NY 10016
    4. Department of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Phenomenology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032
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  • MICHAEL B. FIRST

    1. Department of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Phenomenology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032
    2. New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
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