TITLE

Changes to mental illness handbook not taken lightly

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), a guidebook for mental disorders. It informs that the manual has been published by the American Psychiatric Association and used extensively by mental health researchers and practitioners all over the world. It is stated that slight changes to the wording in the manual can have significant consequences. It also presents views of several editors of the manual on the changes in the manual.
ACCESSION #
47771084

 

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