Classification systems

IB Psychology: Classification systems

Classification systems identify patterns of behavioural or mental symptoms that consistently occur together to form a disorder. In the USA, psychiatrists and other healthcare professionals use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, published by the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-5). This is a standardized system for diagnosis based on factors such as the person’s clinical and medical conditions,...

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