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Book Reviews

DSM-IV Sourcebook, vol. 4

Article Abstract

From our regular book review column.

The DSM-IV Sourcebook is the summary of a process that began in September 1987, when the American Psychiatric Association Committee on Psychiatric Diagnosis and Assessment began to explore timetables for the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV). The DSM-IV was the accumulation of the work of over 1000 experts in the field and involved countless hours of hard work that resulted in the most accurate and reliable diagnostic criteria to date, which, for the first time, used primarily a data-driven and documented decision-making process.


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Volume: 61

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