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3 Changes in The DSM-5 All Families Should Know About

3 Changes in The DSM-5 All Families Should Know About

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) was released to the public, May 17, 2013. After years of frequent debates, arguments, and disagreements, the DSM-V is now ready to be further critiqued. Unfortunately, the DSM-5 has already caused a storm of debates, many of 

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The problem of the DSM

The problem of the DSM

The DSM, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is often used to diagnose individuals who have sought mental health evaluations. The most recent DSM was the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, fourth edition, text revision, and included about 943 pages full of information that lacks 

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