Synopses & Reviews
The last 6 years has seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illnesses. The DSM-IV Text Revision spans the bridge between DSM-IV "TM" and DSM-IV "TM" to ensure that the most relevant new information since the DSM-IV literature review in 1992 was incorporated and to enhance the educational value. Specifically, new information on associated features, including associated laboratory and physical findings, has been added for many of the disorders. Sections on prevalence, gender/age/culture, course, and familial pattern have also been revised to reflect recent research findings. More comprehensive differential diagnoses have been incorporated for many of the disorders.
Changes were to the following diagnostic criteria: Personality Change Due to a General Medical Condition, Paraphilias, and Tic Disorders.
Since the DSM-IV(R) was published in 1994, we've seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV(R) was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders.
The DSM-IV-TR(R) brings this essential diagnostic tool up-to-date, to promote effective diagnosis, treatment, and quality of care. Now you can get all the essential diagnostic information you rely on from the DSM-IV(R) along with important updates not found in the 1994 edition.
Stay current with important updates to the DSM-IV-TR(R) - Benefit from new research into Schizophrenia, Asperger's Disorder, and other conditions - Utilize additional information about the epidemiology and other facets of DSM conditions - Update ICD-9-CM codes implemented since 1994 (including Conduct Disorder, Dementia, Somatoform Disorders)