Michael B First

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Paradigm shifts and the development of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: past experiences and future aspirations
    Michael B First
    Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 55:692-700. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Commentary on Krueger and Eaton's "Personality traits and the classification of mental disorders: toward a more complete integration in DSM-5 and an empirical model of psychopathology": real-world considerations in implementing an empirically ba
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Personal Disord 1:123-6. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The DSM-IV Text Revision: rationale and potential impact on clinical practice
    Michael B First
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:288-92. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility: a prerequisite for the adoption of a dimensional approach in DSM
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:560-4. 2005
  5. doi request reprint DSM-5 proposals for mood disorders: a cost-benefit analysis
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:1-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Relational processes in the DSM-V revision process: comment on the special section
    Michael B First
    Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032 1007, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:356-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Classification for clinical practice: how to make ICD and DSM better able to serve clinicians
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:473-81. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Harmonisation of ICD-11 and DSM-V: opportunities and challenges
    Michael B First
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, 1051 Riverside Drive Unit 60, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 195:382-90. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of DSM paraphilia diagnoses in sexually violent predator commitment cases
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:443-54. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The inclusion of child pornography in the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for pedophilia: conceptual and practical problems
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:250-4. 2011

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Paradigm shifts and the development of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: past experiences and future aspirations
    Michael B First
    Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 55:692-700. 2010
    ..Dissatisfaction with the current categorical descriptive approach has led to aspirations for a paradigm shift for DSM-5...
  2. doi request reprint Commentary on Krueger and Eaton's "Personality traits and the classification of mental disorders: toward a more complete integration in DSM-5 and an empirical model of psychopathology": real-world considerations in implementing an empirically ba
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Personal Disord 1:123-6. 2010
    ..In this instance, the challenge is adapting a complex dimensional trait scheme developed and utilized almost exclusively by the research community, for clinical use...
  3. ncbi request reprint The DSM-IV Text Revision: rationale and potential impact on clinical practice
    Michael B First
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:288-92. 2002
    ..S. government uses officially for health care reporting. This paper reviews the rationale for the text revision and describes changes that may have an impact on the day-to-day use of DSM-IV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility: a prerequisite for the adoption of a dimensional approach in DSM
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:560-4. 2005
    ..Approaches to promote user acceptability and the development of an empirical database include dimensionalizing existing DSM categories and including research dimensions in the DSM appendix...
  5. doi request reprint DSM-5 proposals for mood disorders: a cost-benefit analysis
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:1-9. 2011
    ..The review examines draft proposals for changes in mood disorders (posted February 2010 on DSM-5 web site), explains their rationale, and considers relative costs vs. benefits...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relational processes in the DSM-V revision process: comment on the special section
    Michael B First
    Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032 1007, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:356-8. 2006
    ..The current special section summarizes the conference proceedings and should serve as a valuable resource for the DSM-V revision process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Classification for clinical practice: how to make ICD and DSM better able to serve clinicians
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:473-81. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Harmonisation of ICD-11 and DSM-V: opportunities and challenges
    Michael B First
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, 1051 Riverside Drive Unit 60, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 195:382-90. 2009
    ..The forthcoming parallel development of DSM-V and ICD-11 offers an opportunity to harmonise the two classifications...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of DSM paraphilia diagnoses in sexually violent predator commitment cases
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:443-54. 2008
    ..Finally, we discuss the appropriate use of a paraphilia NOS diagnosis in SVP cases...
  10. ncbi request reprint The inclusion of child pornography in the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for pedophilia: conceptual and practical problems
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:250-4. 2011
    ..e., visual depictions of real children), excluding written or aural forms or virtual images...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mutually exclusive versus co-occurring diagnostic categories: the challenge of diagnostic comorbidity
    Michael B First
    Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Psychopathology 38:206-10. 2005
    ..e., a single diagnosis to account for all symptoms)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Weighing the pro's and con's of reclassifying dyspareunia
    Michael B First
    Biometrics Research Department, NewYork State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 60, New York, New York 10032
    Arch Sex Behav 34:30-2, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Desire for amputation of a limb: paraphilia, psychosis, or a new type of identity disorder
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 35:919-28. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe and conceptualize an unusual and probably rare condition: the intense longstanding desire to have an amputation...
  14. ncbi request reprint The DSM series and experience with DSM-IV
    Michael B First
    Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Psychopathology 35:67-71. 2002
    ..The challenge for the future will be to integrate the two systems to produce, as much as possible, a unified system for international diagnostic communication...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility as a criterion for revising psychiatric diagnoses
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Colummbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:946-54. 2004
    ..The authors propose that future revisions of DSM empirically demonstrate improvement in clinical utility to clarify whether the advantages of changing the diagnostic criteria outweigh potential negative consequences...
  16. doi request reprint Body integrity identity disorder: the persistent desire to acquire a physical disability
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychopathology 45:3-14. 2012
    ..This review aims to characterize the history and phenomenology of this condition, to present its differential diagnosis, and to consider possible etiologies, treatment options, and ethical considerations...
  17. pmc The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue part 3: issues of utility and alternative approaches in psychiatric diagnosis
    James Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 300 George St, Suite 901, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 7:9. 2012
    ..As in Parts 1 & 2 of this article, the general introduction, as well as the introductions and conclusions for the specific questions, are written by James Phillips, and the responses to commentaries are written by Allen Frances...
  18. pmc The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue part 2: Issues of conservatism and pragmatism in psychiatric diagnosis
    James Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 300 George St, Suite 901, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 7:8. 2012
    ..As in Part 1 of this article, the general introduction, as well as the introductions and conclusions for the specific questions, are written by James Phillips, and the responses to commentaries are written by Allen Frances...
  19. doi request reprint Comorbid Axis I and Axis II disorders in early adolescence: outcomes 20 years later
    Thomas N Crawford
    Children in the Community Study, 100 Haven Ave, Ste 31F, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:641-8. 2008
    ..Although Axis II personality disorders in adolescence have been linked to psychopathology and psychosocial impairment in early adulthood, little is known about their effects over longer periods...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes associated with personality disorder not otherwise specified in a community sample
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Box 60, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1926-32. 2005
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Clinical utility of five dimensional systems for personality diagnosis: a "consumer preference" study
    Robert L Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:356-74. 2008
    ..A prototype matching approach to personality diagnosis deserves consideration for DSM-V...
  22. pmc The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue. Part 4: general conclusion
    James Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 300 George St, Suite 901, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 7:14. 2012
    ..This reflection leads toward a view of psychiatric disorders - and future nosologies - as far more complex and uncertain than we have imagined...
  23. doi request reprint Development and validation of a new procedure for the diagnostic assessment of personality disorder: the Multidimensional Personality Disorder Rating Scale (MPDRS)
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    J Pers Disord 22:246-58. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Extending the bereavement exclusion for major depression to other losses: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:433-40. 2007
    ..However, the DSM does not similarly exempt depressive reactions to other losses, even when they are uncomplicated in duration and severity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Stability of early-phase primary psychotic disorders with concurrent substance use and substance-induced psychosis
    Carol L M Caton
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York 10032, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 190:105-11. 2007
    ..The stability of the diagnostic distinction between a substance-induced psychosis and a primary psychotic disorder co-occurring with substance use is not established...
  26. doi request reprint Placing symptoms in context: the role of contextual criteria in reducing false positives in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders diagnoses
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:130-9. 2012
    ..We, thus, systematically reviewed DSM categories to establish the extent of such uses of contextual criteria and created a typology of such uses...
  27. pmc Stigmatization and receptivity to mental health services among recently bereaved adults
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Death Stud 33:691-711. 2009
    ....
  28. pmc The psychosis risk syndrome and its proposed inclusion in the DSM-V: a risk-benefit analysis
    Cheryl M Corcoran
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 120:16-22. 2010
    ..More research is needed to improve the positive predictive value of the psychosis risk syndrome so that it can be considered for inclusion in future editions of the DSM...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between television viewing and sleep problems during adolescence and early adulthood
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:562-8. 2004
    ..Although research has suggested that extensive television viewing may be associated with sleep problems, the direction of this association has not yet been determined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sexual and other axis I diagnoses of 60 males arrested for crimes against children involving the Internet
    Richard B Krueger
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    CNS Spectr 14:623-31. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to describe Axis I sexual diagnoses of 60 males arrested for possession of child pornography obtained via the Internet and/or attempting to meet children via the Internet...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing psychotic disorders in the emergency department in the context of substance use
    Bella M Schanzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10043, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1468-73. 2006
    ..This study examined the accuracy and subsequent treatment implications of emergency department diagnoses among substance-using patients who were having their first psychotic episode...
  32. pmc The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue part 1: conceptual and definitional issues in psychiatric diagnosis
    James Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 7:3. 2012
    ..The general introduction, as well as the introductions and conclusions for the specific questions, are written by James Phillips, and the responses to commentaries are written by Allen Frances...
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-reported personality disorder in the children in the community sample: convergent and prospective validity in late adolescence and adulthood
    Thomas N Crawford
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:30-52. 2005
    ..Unlike other self-report scales, the CIC-SR did not appear to overestimate diagnoses when compared with SCID-II clinical diagnoses...
  34. ncbi request reprint Saving PTSD from itself in DSM-V
    Robert L Spitzer
    Columbia University, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:233-41. 2007
    ..We believe the more stringent criteria express the intent of the PTSD category and will promote more effective research on whether that intent was legitimate or based on misconceptions...
  35. ncbi request reprint The APA classification of mental disorders: future perspectives
    Darrel A Regier
    Division of Research, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Psychopathology 35:166-70. 2002
    ..Recommendations for future national and international research in each of these areas will be discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Classification of psychiatric disorders
    Robert L Spitzer
    JAMA 294:1898-9; author reply 1899-900. 2005
  37. doi request reprint Issues for DSM-V: DSM-V should include a conceptual issues work group
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Am J Psychiatry 165:174-5. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Beyond clinical utility: broadening the DSM-V research appendix to include alternative diagnostic constructs
    Michael B First
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1679-81. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Including laboratory tests in DSM-V diagnostic criteria
    Michael B First
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2041-2. 2006
  40. pmc Separation of anxiety and depressive disorders: New tools will lead to more valid classification system
    Michael B First
    BMJ 327:869-70; author reply 870. 2003
  41. doi request reprint Issues for DSM-V: unintended consequences of small changes: the case of paraphilias
    Michael B First
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1240-1. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint General medical and psychiatric perspectives on somatoform disorders: separated by an uncommon language
    Martin Strassnig
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:194-200. 2006
    ..We assessed current research activity on important key concepts related to nosology, validity, and reliability of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV somatoform diagnoses...