A Participant's Observations: Preparing DSM-IV

@article{Shaffer1996APO,
  title={A Participant's Observations: Preparing DSM-IV},
  author={D. Shaffer},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={41},
  pages={325 - 329}
}
  • D. Shaffer
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
  • Objective: To provide an overview of the process of creating the DSM-IV from a participant's perspective. Method: Narrative review. Results: In its attempt to address the perceived weaknesses of both the content and development of the DSM-III and DSM-III-R, the DSM-IV development was based on commissioned reviews for sets of diagnoses, especially designed field trials and a transparent decision-making process. Conclusions: Nosology is an ambitious and complicated enterprise. Classification… CONTINUE READING
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