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But is it good for the psychologists? Appraisal and status of DSM-III.

But is it good for the psychologists? Appraisal and status of DSM-III. Presents a critical analysis of the 3rd edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III). Improvements over DSM-II are acknowledged; it is suggested, however, that problems with larger issues (e.g., multiaxial, diagnosis, operational criteria, and the medical model) overshadow these positive features. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Psychologist American Psychological Association

But is it good for the psychologists? Appraisal and status of DSM-III.

American Psychologist , Volume 32 (12): 9 – Dec 1, 1977

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Publisher
American Psychological Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1977 American Psychological Association
ISSN
0003-066x
eISSN
1935-990X
DOI
10.1037/0003-066X.32.12.1017
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Abstract

Presents a critical analysis of the 3rd edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III). Improvements over DSM-II are acknowledged; it is suggested, however, that problems with larger issues (e.g., multiaxial, diagnosis, operational criteria, and the medical model) overshadow these positive features.

Journal

American PsychologistAmerican Psychological Association

Published: Dec 1, 1977

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