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.
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Criteria for Change Although it was impossible to develop absolute and infallible
criteria for when changes should be made , there were some principles that
guided our efforts . The threshold for making revisions in DSM - IV was set higher
Text Revision Work Group members then drafted proposed changes , which were
accompanied by written justifications for the changes along with relevant
references . During a series of conference calls , the proposed changes ,
Differential Diagnosis Chronic general medical conditions associated with pain
and disability can also be associated with changes in personality . The diagnosis
of Personality Change Due to a General Medical Condition is given only if a ...
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