19 March 2014

New e-Resource - DSM-5 Digital Library

We now have access to the DSM-5 Digital Library which is composed of three important texts: 

DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  
DSM-5 Clinical Cases 

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 
Clinical practice resource for mental health research, used by health professionals, etc., to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The criteria are intended to help produce an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings- inpatient, outpatient, clinical, private practice, etc. 
 
DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis 
Helps improve skills in formulating comprehensive differential psychiatric diagnoses. The solution recognizes the complexity of human personality and the structural utility of the DSM-5 classification.

DSM-5 Clinical Cases 
llustrate the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-5. Cases help with understanding diagnostic concepts, including symptoms, severity, age of onset and development, disorders, and gender and cultural implications.

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