Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition: DSM-IV-TR®
Since the DSM-IV® was published in 1994, we've seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV® was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders.
The DSM-IV-TR® brings this essential diagnostic tool up-to-date, to promote effective diagnosis, treatment, and quality of care. Now you can get all the essential diagnostic information you rely on from the DSM-IV® along with important updates not found in the 1994 edition.
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DSM-III introduced a number of important methodological innovations, including
explicit diagnostic criteria, ... a Work Group to Revise DSM-III, which developed
the revisions and corrections that led to the publication of DSM-III-R in 1987.
The threshold for making revisions in DSM-IV was set higher than that for DSM-III
and DSM-III-R. Decisions had to be substantiated by explicit statements of
rationale and by the systematic review of relevant empirical data. To increase the
In addition, many papers were stimulated by the efforts toward empirical
documentation in DSM-IV, and these have been ... as alternatives to be
compared with DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and suggested DSM-IV criteria sets in the
DSM-IV field trials.
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