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DSM-5 and paraphilic disorders.

@article{First2014DSM5AP,
  title={DSM-5 and paraphilic disorders.},
  author={Michael First},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          191-201
        }
}
  • M. First
  • Published 1 June 2014
  • Medicine
  • The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Given that paraphilic disorders are diagnosed largely in forensic settings, virtually every significant change in the criteria has forensic implications. Several controversial changes were considered during the DSM-5 revision process, but most were ultimately not included in the published text. However, any changes that make it easier to assign a paraphilic disorder diagnosis to an individual must be considered with caution. Criterion A for paraphilic disorders has been changed to reduce one… Expand

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