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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


FERNANDO MUNOZ, Luis  and  JARAMILLO, Luis Eduardo. DSM-5: Significant changes?. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2015, vol.35, n.125, pp.111-121. ISSN 2340-2733.

Since that DSM appeared on may of 2013, was generated an important expectative and controversy because of its changes in inclusions, the elimination of diagnostic axes, the manual's organization in a model of "life cycle", the emergence of new entities and the adjust in the criteria of diagnosis of many disorders. The aim of this paper is show an approach to manual from a Latin American perspective, and exposes the opinions of the authors regarding the major changes.

Keywords : Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; Psychopathology; Review; Classification; Psychiatry.

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