Skip to Questions

Ask a Librarian

Useful Tip: Ask questions or search by keyword, e.g., anthropology database
Q

What is the DSM V (DSM-5)?

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016  |  15 Views

Was this helpful? 0   0
A

Answer

The DSM V, Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is the most accepted diagnostic tool for mental health professionals in the United States.  It provides the criteria to diagnose a patient with a specific mental health disorder.  The current edition of the manual is the 5th, which was published in 2013.
SCCC Libraries provide an online subscription to the DSM V.
 
Watch the video below for more information about the manual.

Answered by Fiona GradyBookmark and Share

Other Answers / Comments (0)

    Need Help? Call Us!

    Ammerman Library
    Reference: (631) 451-4830
    Circulation: (631) 451-4800
     
    Eastern Library
    Reference: (631) 548-2538
    Circulation: (631) 548-2536
     
    Grant Library
    Reference: (631) 851-6744
    Circulation: (631) 851-6740