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Entries from January 2012

About that DSM 5 story

January 24th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Easy marks, Research

Tweet The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is sometimes called the Bible of modern psychiatry. First published in 1952 as DSM I, the reference book lays out the diagnostic criteria for most psychiatric conditions and illnesses. The current DSM IV was published in 1994, then revised in 2000. And now it’s due for a rewrite. […]


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