DSM

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Definition of DSM

  1. 1 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

  2. 2 Distinguished Service Medal


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DSM

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Medical Definition of DSM

  1. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders This patient arguably meets 6 of the 11 DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, on the basis of the details of the case presentation alone …—Sarah E. Wakeman et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 13 Nov. 2014


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