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    • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV DSM- IV TR (Text Revision)
    • DSM is a categorical classification system.
      • It provides a diagnostic criteria for mental disorders
      • DSM is concerned with the symptoms of mental disorders
      • It used by clinicians, researchers and pharmaceutical and insurance companies.
    • HISTORY
      • DSM was created for the ennd to collect statistical information.
      • It was first published in 1952 with 130 pages and listed 106 mental dosorders.
      • DSM IV was published in 1994 with a text revision in 2000.
      … Today DSM IV TR has 886 pages with 297 disorders listed…
    • CREATION DSM is created by a three step process .
      • Extensive literature reviews of diagnosis
      • Data analysis on research statistics
      • Field trials
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    • “ the clinical significance criterion ” A symptom should cause a clinically significant distress or impairment in functioning of the individual.  
    • DSM IV TR (text revision) is an update of text sections and codes to maintain consisitency with the ICD
    • USES
      • DSM IV is used by clinicians to establish a diagnosis or to categorize patients
      • DSM IV is used by researchers in mental health researchers thru statistics
      • DSM IV is also used in formulating policies , terms and regulations of pharmaceutical and insurance companies
    • MULTI AXIAL SYSTEMS AXIS I Clinical disorders including major disorders as well as developmental and learning disorders.
    • AXIS II underlying pervasive or personality conditions as well as mental retardations. AXIS III Acute medical conditions and physical disorders
    • AXIS IV Psychological and environmental factors contributing to the disorder. AXIS V Global Assessment of Functioning or Children’s Global Assessment scale for children and teens under the age 18.
    • CATEGORIZATION
      • Categories are prototypes
      • Patients with close approximation to the prototypes is said to have the disorder.
    • Qualifyers like mild, moderate, and severe are used Symptoms must cause significant distress on the functioning of the individual
    • SOURCEBOOKS
      • DSM IV has four volumes of sourcebooks it does not specifically cite
      • Sources are from literature reviews, data analysis and field trials
    • CRITICISMS
      • On its validity and construct reliability
      • On symptomatological basis
      • On reductionist bias