A comparison of DSM-IV and DSM-5 panel members' financial associations with industry: a pernicious problem persists

PLoS Med. 2012;9(3):e1001190. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001190. Epub 2012 Mar 13.


Lisa Cosgrove and Sheldon Krimsky examine the new competing interest disclosure policy of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and report that DSM panel members still have considerable financial conflicts of interest.

MeSH terms

  • Conflict of Interest / economics*
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders*
  • Industry / economics*