Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: 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.
Stay current with important updates to the DSM-IV-TR®: ? Benefit from new research into Schizophrenia, Asperger's Disorder, and other conditions? Utilize additional information about the epidemiology and other facets of DSM conditions? Update ICD-9-CM codes implemented since 1994 (including Conduct Disorder, Dementia, Somatoform Disorders)
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When there are particularly difficult differential diagnostic boundaries, the phrase
“not better accounted for by . . ." is included to indicate that clinical judgment is
necessary to determine which diagnosis is most appropriate. For example, Panic
not better accounted for by another mental disorder (Criterion C). The differential
diagnosis to distinguish Agoraphobia from Social and Specific Phobia and from
severe Separation Anxiety Disorder can be difficult because all of these ...
C. The symptoms in Criterion A are not better accounted for by a mental disorder
(e.g., catatonic or negative symptoms in Schizophrenia, psychomotor retardation
in a Major Depressive Episode). Evidence that the symptoms are better ...
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