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Expected Changes in 2013 DSM-V increase scope of diagnostic categories

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The “DSM” stands for the title “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual” – a book published by the American Psychiatric Association as the manual all doctors use to diagnose medical / psychiatric mental illnesses. The “V” means five, in Roman Numerals. So the key info here is that doctors will soon be getting a new manual – the fifth in a series- to use in determining disability diagnoses like Autism, ADHD, Depression and so on.

Posted by Tanya Jan 12, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments