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Classifying Mental Disorders

Classifying Mental Disorders

Author: Laura Riness

This lesson will give an overview of the DSM-IV-TR, how it is utilized in diagnosis, and the breakdown of its contents to include the 5 Axis diagnostic system.

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Terms to Know
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)- Fourth Edition, Text Revision

Published by the APA as the major system of classification of mental disorders; provides a standardized criteria for identification, diagnosis and classification based on cumulative research within the field.