DQ 1

Must be 300 words.

 

Describe the history and purpose of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).  Discuss some differences between the newest version 
(DSM – 5) and past versions.
 

Regarding the DSM-5, you may want to refer to some of these sources for information:

                    http://www.psychiatry.org/dsm5

http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/changes%20from%20dsm-iv-tr%20to%20dsm-5.pdf

http://dsmfacts.org/

www.cnn.com/2013/05/21/health/dsm-changes/index.html?hpt=he_c2

www.psmag.com/health/dsm-5-the-end-of-one-size-fits-all-treatment-57193/

http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/DSM-5-changes

 

 

* Remember to cite and reference all sources, in accordance with APA guidelines.  

 

Here is the text we are using as well………………..Plante, T. G. (2010). Contemporary Clinical Psychology; Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

 

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