How the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) Works - HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorksHow the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) WorksHowStuffWorksIndeed, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) classified it as such in its first Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published in 1952. This was not a controversial position at the time — it held with prevailing norms ...