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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)


  • Author: American Psychiatric Association
  • Release Date : 2013-05-22
  • Genre: Psychiatry
  • File Size: 11180865 Bytes


This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings -- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. New features and enhancements make DSM-5® easier to u...

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders : DSM-I


  • Author: American Psychiatric Association
  • Release Date : 2009-07-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • File Size: 8772774 Bytes


The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the most influential world-wide. The association publishes various journals and pamphlets, as well as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. The DSM codifies psychiatric conditions and is used world-wide as a key guide to diagnosing disorders....