Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders PDF

The Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders PDF is the most comprehensive, relevant, and vital clinical practice reference available to today’s mental health practitioners and researchers of all orientations. The manual’s content is also helpful to other physicians and health professionals, such as psychologists, counselors, nurses, occupational and rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders PDF
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders PDF

This new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Diseases (DSM-5) results from more than ten years of work by hundreds of international specialists in all fields of mental health. Clinicians and researchers use it to diagnose and classify mental disorders. Their commitment and hard work have resulted in an authoritative volume that identifies and categorizes mental diseases to better diagnosis, treatment, and research.

Features of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders PDF

The criteria are brief and straightforward to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in various clinical settings, including inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.

DSM 5 manual pdf has a lot of new features and improvements that make it easier to use in every setting:

  1. There are a lot of disorders that are more common in childhood at the beginning of the manual, while the ones that are more common in older people are at the end. Also, there are age-related factors that are specific to the diagnosis.
  2. The most recent findings in neuroimaging and genetics have been incorporated into each disorder, along with gender and cultural considerations, as well as the most recent findings.
  3. The new organizational structure recognizes symptoms that fall into more than one diagnostic category, giving clinicians new information about diagnosing them.
  4. For example, autism spectrum disorder was created by combining autism disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder. Additionally, the classification of bipolar and depressive disorders was streamlined, the drug use disorders were restructured for consistency and clarity, and the specificity for major and mild neurocognitive impairments was increased.
  5. Dimensional tests for research and testing of clinical results have been made available for this.
  6. There are both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes for each disorder, and the organization is similar to the new ICD-11 that is being made.

From the Inside Cover

Doctors and researchers use this new edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®) to help them diagnose and classify mental disorders. It’s the result of more than ten years of hard work by hundreds of experts in all areas of mental health from around the world.

These people have put in a lot of time and effort to make an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders to be better diagnosed and treated. This manual, which creates a common language for people who work with people who have mental illnesses, includes concise and specific criteria that help people make objective assessments of symptom presentations in a wide range of clinical settings, such as inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.

In the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, clinicians and researchers of all kinds can find the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and critical tool for clinical practice. People who work in other medical and health care fields can also benefit from the information in the manual.

These people include psychologists, counselors, nurses, occupational and rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists. In terms of diagnosing and classifying mental disorders, DSM-5® is an essential tool.

Contents of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders PDF

Section I
DSM-5 Basics
Introduction……………………………………………………………………….. 5
Use of the Manual………………………………………………………………19
Cautionary Statement for Forensic Use of DSM-5………………… 25
Section II
Diagnostic Criteria and Codes
Neurodevelopmental Disorders………………………………………….. 31
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders……….87
Bipolar and Related Disorders………………………………………….. 123
Depressive Disorders……………………………………………………….155
Anxiety Disorders………………………………………………………………189
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders………………….. 235
Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders……………………………265
Dissociative Disorders……………………………………………………..291
Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders………………………….309
Feeding and Eating Disorders………………………………………….. 329
Elimination Disorders……………………………………………………….355
Sleep-Wake Disorders……………………………………………………….361
Sexual Dysfunctions…………………………………………………………423
Gender Dysphoria…………………………………………………………….451
Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders…………..461
Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders……………………… 481
Neurocognitive Disorders…………………………………………………. 591
Personality Disorders……………………………………………………….645
Paraphilic Disorders…………………………………………………………685
Other Mental Disorders……………………………………………………707
Medication-Induced Movement Disorders
and Other Adverse Effects of Medication……………………….. 709
Other Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention .. 715
Section III
Emerging Measures and Models
Assessment Measures……………………………………………………..733
Cultural Formulation…………………………………………………………749
Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders…………….761
Conditions for Further Study……………………………………………. 783
Appendix
Highlights of Changes From DSM-IV to DSM-5………………….. 809
Glossary of Technical Terms……………………………………………. 817
Glossary of Cultural Concepts of Distress………………………….833
Alphabetical Listing of DSM-5 Diagnoses and Codes
(ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM)……………………………………………. 839
Numerical Listing of DSM-5 Diagnoses and Codes
(ICD-9-CM)………………………………………………………………….. 863
Numerical Listing of DSM-5 Diagnoses and Codes
(ICD-10-CM)………………………………………………………………….877
DSM-5 Advisors and Other Contributors……………………………897
Index………………………………………………………………………………. 917

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • This is a fantastic book.
  • This is the ‘thinner and lighter’ edition of the book.
  • While scanning the pages, I didn’t notice any missing pages or binding issues.
  • Shipping was lightning fast.
Cons
  • It can’t be used since the pages are slipping and falling all over the place.

Book details

  • Book Name: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5
  • Publisher : ‎ American Psychiatric Publishing; 5th edition (May 27, 2013)
  • Language ‏: ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏: ‎ 991 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏: ‎ 0890425558
  • ISBN-13 ‏: ‎ 978-0890425558
  • Reading age ‏: ‎ 15 years and up
  • Item Weight ‏: ‎ 3.1 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏: ‎ 7.2 x 1.5 x 10.2 inches

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