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Use this guide for help with your psychology courses and assignments.


What is the DSM?

The DSM, or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is a comprehensive classification system developed by the American Psychiatric Association for diagnosing mental health disorders. It is a valuable resource because it helps standardize the diagnostic process, provides clear criteria for identifying mental health issues, and facilitates communication among mental health professionals.

DSM-5 Library

Follow the links below to PsychiatryOnline for online access to:

- Chapman University