PSYC 2060U Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Not Otherwise Specified, Behaviour Therapy, Dsm-5
Slide 2: useful because it allows us to standardize others with the same symptoms and helps classify treatments for similar symptoms. Identify core characteristics for the particular behaviour: provides common communications throughout countries and various fields. Draw down conclusions by discussing in a consistent manner. Slide 4: dsm (diagnostic and statistical manual) all disorders are listen in the dsm clinical psychologists and psychiatrists uses this manual. In 1980 the multi-axial classification was introduced in the dsm 3. In 1994, the dsm vi was working on the group-task force. The dsm 5 made changes which eliminated the multi-axial systems. Slide 5: differences between dsm 4 and dsm 5: 1. Reduce/eliminate not otherwise specified (nos) category because too many people were placed there. *categorical systems meet disorder or does not meet disorder. *dimensional systems continuous behaviour to distinguish illness. Slide 6: descriptive but not explanatory culture, gender, ethnicity.