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


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

$149.95

Details

SKU: 978-0-89042-555-8
Category: 
PMIC

Highlights

Returns must be authorized by PMIC.

Details

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders [DSM®] published by the American Psychiatric Association provides a common language and standard criteria for the classification of mental disorders. DSM-5, the new fifth edition was published in May 2013 and supersedes the DSM-IV. DSM-5 is a critical tool for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, occupational and rehabilitation therapists, counselors, and other physicians. Mental health professionals use the DSM manual to determine and help communicate a patient's diagnosis after an evaluation. Hospitals, clinics, and health insurance companies in the U.S. generally require a 'five axis' DSM diagnosis of all patients treated. The DSM can be used clinically in this way, and also to categorize patients using diagnostic criteria for research purposes. DSM is a registered trademark of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).