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  • DSM CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
    • Manual used by clinicians to diagnose mental illness
    • DSM V came out in May 2013
    • Multi-axial classification system
    • Axis 1 - clinical disorders you go to psychiatrist with
      • Depression
      • Schizophrenia
    • Axis 2 - personality disorders & mental retardation
    • Axis 3 - general medical conditions
    • Axis 4 -environmental and psychosocial factors
    • Axis 5 - global assessment of functioning
      • Number between 1 - 100

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