Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition: DSM-IV-TR®
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Clinicians are called on to evaluate individuals from numerous different ethnic
groups and cultural backgrounds ( including many who are recent immigrants ) .
Diagnostic assessment can be especially challenging when a clinician from one
Cultural. Formulation. and. Glossary. of. Culture. -. Bound. Syndromes. his
appendix is divided into two sections . The first section provides an outline for
cultural formulation designed to assist the clinician in systematically evaluating
toms in relation to norms of the cultural reference group , any local illness
category used by the individual ' s family ... Note culturally relevant interpretations
of social stressors , available social supports , and levels of functioning and
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Disorders Usually First Diagnosed
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