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Loss of Grief: A Brief History of the DSM 5

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is a┬áreference book that contains standard criteria for the classification and diagnosis of┬ámental disorders. It is considered an authoritative source of information for psychiatrists,psychologists, policy makers, health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies,and other health care professionals. Published by the American Psychiatric Association, the DSM evolved out of systems …

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