DSM-5 Boom o esperanza
Jorge Mauricio Cuartas Arias
Psychology faculty, University of San Buenaventura. Medellin, Colombia.
Carlos López Jaramillo
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia.
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Cuartas Arias, J., & López Jaramillo, C. (2013). DSM-5 Boom o esperanza. International Journal of Psychological Research, 6(1), 6-7. https://doi.org/10.21500/20112084.693
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Abstract

After fourteen years of review, the expected update of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has generated great controversy among psychiatrists and psychologists around the world. So far, it is known that the new version (DSM-5), officially presented for the first time in May 18 of this year as part of the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), will be available in Spanish language at the beginning of 2014. However, the reviews and comments for and against the new version suggest that there is no consensus in the scientific community to address mental illness. Beyond the instructive of categorical diagnosis that has prevailed in previous versions and a good part of the new text, the dimensional proposal is articulated with the use of clinical subtypes, severity levels and the inclusion of transverse symptoms, which allow to have a deterioration or
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