The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the official guidebook for the diagnosis of psychological disorders. The DSM is published by the American Psychiatric Association
, and is currently in its fourth edition, text revision (referred to as the DSM-IV or DSM-IV-TR). The DSM-IV includes the symptoms and diagnostic criteria for 297 disorders, and is based on the most current research available in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.
Also Known As: DSM, DSM-IV, DSM-IV-TR