The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5™) is now available at GRU. The Fifth Edition, published in May 2013, is a comprehensive resource for psychologists, nurses, counselors, researchers and other mental health professionals for diagnosing and classifying mental disorders. This edition includes:
- A chapter organization that reflects a lifespan approach with conditions more commonly diagnosed in early childhood at the beginning and those of older adults near the end.
- Updated information about the latest findings in neuroimaging and genetics.
- A new organizational structure recognizing symptoms that span diagnostic categories.
- The addition, consolidation and clarification of several specific criteria – including autism spectrum disorder and substance abuse disorders – to bring them into line with current clinical practice. Dimensional assessments for research and validation.
- Both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes included.
Additional information about c between DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5™ can be found here.
The DSM-5™ is located in the eBook navigator under “Psychiatry” and alphabetically under “D.” It can also be located by searching the Library Catalog. To access this resource, click on the “Available Online” link in the catalog entry. Due to the size of this resource, the page may take a few seconds to load.For questions about the DSM-5™ contact Greenblatt Library’s Library Information Center at (706) 721-3441 or your Library Liaison .