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Book Review

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Primary Care Version

Brian P. Quinn, CSW

Published: April 1, 1999

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The pervasiveness of mood disorders is striking and wellknown to primary care practitioners. Treatment of these disordersis complicated by lack of public awareness about andprejudice against admitting to having such a condition. For example,the single mother who saw me last week to treat herchild’s attention deficit had attributed the last 5 years of intensemood swings to the stress of raising a hyperactive child.’ ‹

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