Friday, October 12, 2018

DSM Library

Atkins library e-resources now offers the DSM Library which includes the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) .

A classification of mental disorders with associated criteria designed to facilitate more reliable diagnoses of these disorders. With successive editions over the past 60 years, it has become a standard reference for clinical practice in the mental health field. DSM Library is intended to serve as a practical, functional, and flexible guide for organizing information that can aid in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. It is a tool for clinicians, an essential educational resource for students and practitioners, and a reference for researchers in the field.

In addition there is the DSM-5Handbook of Differential Diagnosis. This handbook should improve your skill in formulating a comprehensive differential diagnosis by presenting the problem from a number of different perspectives. 

Also included is the DSM-5 Clinical Cases. Over 100 authors contributed to DSM-5 Clinical Cases. The cases in this ebook exemplify the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-5 & are cross referenced to the DSM-5.