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DSM-5 and posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Levin2014DSM5AP,
  title={DSM-5 and posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={A. Levin and S. Kleinman and John S. Adler},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          146-58
        }
}
The latest iteration of the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) criteria presented in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) includes specific elaborations of the gatekeeper criteria, a new category of stressor, an expansion in the number of symptoms, addition of a new subtype of PTSD, and an enlarged text discussion that breaks new ground in defining the criteria. We first trace the rationale underlying these changes and their impact on the prevalence… Expand
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