Q. What is the DSM V (DSM-5)?

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.

  • Last Updated Dec 20, 2017
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  • Answered By Fiona Grady

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