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ERIC Number: EJ1020792
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
Should Social Workers Use "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5?"
Frances, Allen; Jones, K. Dayle
Research on Social Work Practice, v24 n1 p11-12 Jan 2014
Up until now, social workers have depended on the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" ("DSM") as the primary diagnostic classification for mental disorders. However, the "DSM-5" revision includes scientifically unfounded, inadequately tested, and potentially dangerous diagnoses that may lead them to question its integrity and to find alternatives.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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