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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In determining whether an individual meets a specified legal standard (e.g., for
competence, criminal responsibility, or disability), additional information is
usually required beyond that contained in the DSM-IV diagnosis. This might
that in situations where the individual's symptom severity and level of functioning
are discordant, the final GAF rating always reflects the worse of the two. For
example, the G AF rating for an individual who is a significant danger to self but is
The first section provides an outline for cultural formulation designed to assist the
clinician in systematically evaluating and reporting the impact of the individual's
cultural context. The second is a glossary of culture-bound syndromes. Outline ...
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