Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)

  title={Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)},
  author={Daniel L. Segal},
  • D. Segal
  • Published 30 January 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition, text revision (DSM-IV-TR) (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2000) is a compendium of mental disorders, a listing of the criteria used to diagnose them, and a detailed system for their definition, organization, and classification. Put simply, it is the primary diagnostic manual for mental health professionals in the United States and much of the Western world. Diagnosis refers to the identification and labeling of… 
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