Dr. Maria T. Lymberis, MD

Clinical & Forensic Psychiatry in Los Angeles, California

A Brief History of Psychiatry

This is an arbitrary bird’s eye view that omits the many valuable but too numerous contributors that have made the present day science and practice of psychiatry possible.

Melvin Sabshin

Melvin Sabshin


Melvin Sabshin, during his long tenure as the Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association, he championed the effort to develop the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the 5th edition due in 2013.