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Welcome to the Psychology LibGuide. This subject guide is designed to help you find information, books, articles, reference sources and more in the field of psychology available through Leatherby Libraries' online and print resources.

What is the DSM?

The DSM, or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is a comprehensive classification system developed by the American Psychiatric Association for diagnosing mental health disorders. It is a valuable resource because it helps standardize the diagnostic process, provides clear criteria for identifying mental health issues, and facilitates communication among mental health professionals.

DSM-5 Library