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What is the DSM IV?

Last Updated: May 21, 2013  |  13 Views

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The DSM IV, 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 disorder.  The current edition of the manual is the 4th, which was published in 1994 and updated in 2000.
 
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