Health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists use the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to diagnose and classify mental disorders. Through this link you will find the DSM-5, the “Handbook of Differential Diagnosis,” “Clinical Cases,” and digital copies of all previous editions of the DSM.
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Please note that at any time, you can replace the phrase "human services" with "social services"
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