What is DSM in Psychology

DSM-IV

DSM-IV, Abbreviation for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 1)DSM-IV CD-ROM: the German-language CD-ROM version contains the diagnostic criteria of the DSM-IV (classification system of mental disorders) as well as extensive information on symptoms, course, prevalence, predispositions and differential diagnosis of the disorders for reliable use in clinics and practices. The information is fully developed electronically and can be called up flexibly, so that the content of the DSM-IV can be selectively displayed in relation to the problem and comparative and overview displays are possible on demand. 2)DSM-IV case presentations: Case exercises for differential diagnosis. The book serves to explain the DSM-IV differential diagnosis, in which it describes both the advantages and the difficulties in dealing with this type of classification, whereby each case is represented by means of the five axes of the DSM-IV system and discussed specifically for the diagnosis; therapeutic guidelines are also outlined. German editors have added ICD-10 case studies to clarify the different differential diagnostics according to DSM-IV and ICD-10 on the one hand, and to ensure that ICD-10 users can only use the ICD-10 as a case book for ICD-10 cases on the other. 3) DSM-IV Handbook of Differential Diagnoses: Supplement to the DSM-IV for an overview of the differential diagnosis of mental disorders. The manual includes the introduction and discussion of six basic steps in psychiatric differential diagnosis that must be performed on each patient to be examined; It also includes the representation of decision trees, differential diagnostic table overviews and a symptom index to facilitate everyday clinical work. 4)DSM-IV and ICD-10 case book: explains the DSM-IV differential diagnosis, in which it describes both the advantages and the difficulties in dealing with this type of classification, whereby each case is represented using the five axes of the DSM-IV system and discussed specifically for the diagnosis; In addition, therapeutic guidelines are outlined. German editors have added ICD-10 case studies to clarify the different differential diagnostics according to DSM-IV and ICD-10 on the one hand, and to ensure that ICD-10 users can only use the ICD-10 as a case book for ICD-10 cases on the other. 5) DSM-IV, Diagnostic Criteria: "Mini-DSM-IV", also suitable for the doctor's pocket, for quick diagnostic assignment of a disorder; Allows the diagnostician to quickly look up the presence or absence of disorder-specific symptoms during the examination or to use the compressed lists of criteria as guidelines. In addition, the corresponding ICD-10 codes (F keys) are recorded.