Jerome C Wakefield

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Normal vs. disordered bereavement-related depression: are the differences real or tautological?
    J C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:159-68. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Recurrence of depression after bereavement-related depression: evidence for the validity of DSM-IV bereavement exclusion from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:480-5. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Should prolonged grief be reclassified as a mental disorder in DSM-5?: reconsidering the empirical and conceptual arguments for complicated grief disorder
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:499-511. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Relation between duration and severity in bereavement-related depression
    J C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:487-94. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Did narrowing the major depression bereavement exclusion from DSM-III-R to DSM-IV increase validity?: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:66-73. 2011

Collaborators

  • Michael B First
  • M F Schmitz
  • Allan V Horwitz
  • Kathleen J Pottick
  • Stuart A Kirk
  • James Phillips
  • Thomas Szasz
  • G Scott Waterman
  • Joseph M Pierre
  • Gary Greenberg
  • Hannah S Decker
  • Michael A Cerullo
  • Steven G Lobello
  • Peter Zachar
  • Harold A Pincus
  • Owen Whooley
  • Joel Paris
  • Claire Pouncey
  • Aaron L Mishara
  • DOUGLAS PORTER
  • Andrew C Hinderliter
  • Ronald W Pies
  • Michael A Schwartz
  • Warren A Kinghorn
  • NASSIR GHAEMI
  • Elliott B Martin
  • Allen Frances
  • John Chardavoyne

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Normal vs. disordered bereavement-related depression: are the differences real or tautological?
    J C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:159-68. 2013
    ..g. 'uncomplicated' requires 'no suicidal ideation,' yet 'lifetime suicide attempt' was a validator). This study empirically tests whether the uncomplicated/complicated differences are real or tautological...
  4. doi request reprint Recurrence of depression after bereavement-related depression: evidence for the validity of DSM-IV bereavement exclusion from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:480-5. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Should prolonged grief be reclassified as a mental disorder in DSM-5?: reconsidering the empirical and conceptual arguments for complicated grief disorder
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:499-511. 2012
    ..Consequently, the proposal to add pathological grief categories to DSM-5 should be withdrawn pending further research to identify more valid criteria for diagnosing PGD...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Relation between duration and severity in bereavement-related depression
    J C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:487-94. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the validity of the 2-month and 1-year cut-points in differentiating less severe from more severe BRDs in a nationally representative U.S. sample...
  10. doi request reprint Did narrowing the major depression bereavement exclusion from DSM-III-R to DSM-IV increase validity?: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:66-73. 2011
    ..Results of both tests indicated that the narrower DSM-IV criteria substantially decreased the exclusion's validity. These results suggest caution regarding the current proposal to eliminate the bereavement exclusion in DSM-5...
  11. doi request reprint Misdiagnosing normality: Psychiatry's failure to address the problem of false positive diagnoses of mental disorder in a changing professional environment
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry, New York University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Ment Health 19:337-51. 2010
    ..The problem has particular urgency because the DSM's symptom-based criteria are often applied in studies and screening instruments outside of the clinical context and by non-mental-health professionals...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Does the DSM-IV clinical significance criterion for major depression reduce false positives? Evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry, and InSPIRES Institute for Social and Psychiatric Initiatives Research, Education and Services, New York University, New York, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:298-304. 2010
    ..The authors empirically evaluated the criterion's effect on the prevalence of major depression in the community. This report also considers more broadly the relationship of symptoms to impairment in diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Little Hans and attachment theory: Bowlby's hypothesis reconsidered in light of new evidence from the Freud Archives
    Jerome C Wakefield
    New York University, NY, USA
    Psychoanal Study Child 62:61-91. 2007
    ..Bowlby's hypothesis is also placed within the context of subsequent developments in attachment theory...
  15. doi request reprint False positives in psychiatric diagnosis: implications for human freedom
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry, New York University, 1 Washington Square North, New York, NY, 10003, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 31:5-17. 2010
    ..The harmful dysfunction analysis of disorder is used to diagnose the sources of likely false positives, and propose potential remedies to the current weaknesses in the validity of diagnostic criteria...
  16. ncbi request reprint The importance and limits of harm in identifying mental disorder
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Professor of Social Work, Silver School of Social Work, New York University, New York, New York Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, New York
    Can J Psychiatry 58:618-21. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Personality disorder as harmful dysfunction: DSM'S cultural deviance criterion reconsidered
    Jerome C Wakefield
    New York University, USA
    J Pers Disord 20:157-69; discussion 181-5. 2006
    ..The CDR is thus argued to be an indicator of whether an individual's personality organization is due to an evolutionary dysfunction. Value relativity and evolutionary analysis thus converge...
  18. doi request reprint The perils of dimensionalization: challenges in distinguishing negative traits from personality disorders
    Jerome C Wakefield
    New York University, Silver School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:379-93, v. 2008
    ..The DSM's most plausible suggestion for judging when traits are dysfunctions, inflexibility, is also problematic because many nondisordered traits are inflexible as well...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction or pain disorder?: dyspareunia from the perspective of the harmful dysfunction analysis
    Jerome C Wakefield
    New York University School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square North, New York, New York 10003
    Arch Sex Behav 34:52-7, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Max Graf's "Reminiscences of Professor Sigmund Freud" revisited: new evidence from the Freud archives
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Psychoanal Q 76:149-92. 2007
    ..The interviews place incidents reported in the article in a new and more complex light, and also underscore the intensely personal nature of the intellectual development of the psychoanalytic movement...
  21. doi request reprint The DSM-5 debate over the bereavement exclusion: psychiatric diagnosis and the future of empirically supported treatment
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry, New York University, 1 Washington Square N, New York, NY 10003 United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:825-45. 2013
    ..I conclude that BE elimination undermined rather than increased conceptual validity and usefulness for treatment research. Finally, I draw some general lessons from the DSM-5 BE debacle...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic criteria as dysfunction indicators: bridging the chasm between the definition of mental disorder and diagnostic criteria for specific disorders
    Michael B First
    Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York Research Psychiatrist, Division of Clinical Phenomenology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York
    Can J Psychiatry 58:663-9. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint The lay concept of conduct disorder: do nonprofessionals use syndromal symptoms or internal dysfunction to distinguish disorder from delinquency?
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 51:210-7. 2006
    ..However, there are almost no data on lay conceptualizations. Thus it remains unknown whether judgments about CD are anchored in a broadly shared understanding of mental disorder that provides a basis for professional-lay consensus...
  24. pmc When does depression become a disorder? Using recurrence rates to evaluate the validity of proposed changes in major depression diagnostic thresholds
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 1 Washington Square North, New York, NY Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY InSPIRES Institute for Social and Psychiatric Initiatives Research, Education and Services, New York University, New York, NY Division of Clinical Phenomenology, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    World Psychiatry 12:44-52. 2013
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  25. ncbi request reprint Are there relational disorders? A harmful dysfunction perspective: comment on the special section
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:423-7. 2006
    ..Indeed, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; American Psychiatric Association, 1994) currently misclassifies some sexual relational disorders as individual disorders...
  26. doi request reprint Little Hans and the thought police: the 'policeman fantasies' as the first reported supervisory transference fantasies
    Jerome C Wakefield
    Silver School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry, New York University, 1 Washington Sq N, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Psychoanal 89:71-88. 2008
    ..Moreover, this interpretation provides an answer to the central mystery of the two fantasies, which goes unaddressed by Freud 's oedipal interpretation: Who is the policeman?..
  27. ncbi request reprint Attachment and sibling rivalry in Little Hans: the fantasy of the two giraffes revisited
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 55:821-49; discussion 851-2. 2007
    ..The giraffe fantasy's attachment-theoretic explanation encourages a rethinking of this classic case and strengthens Bowlby's claim that the case is fruitfully viewed from an attachment perspective...
  28. ncbi request reprint Are we overpathologizing the socially anxious? Social phobia from a harmful dysfunction perspective
    Jerome C Wakefield
    School of Social Work, New York University, New York, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 50:317-9. 2005