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How Culture is Assessed in the DSM-5.
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PMID:  23451737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Reports regarding the proposed changes in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) indicate there will be expanded and more clearly defined mental health assessment information regarding culture and diversity. This change is in response to the concerns of educators, practitioners, and researchers regarding how culture was prioritized, defined, and assessed within the fourth edition, text revision (DSM-IV-TR) of the manual. The purposes of this article are to discuss (a) how culture was assessed in the DSM-IV-TR; (b) what new assessment cultural factors are proposed for inclusion in the DSM-5; and (c) implications for psychiatric-mental health nursing education, practice, and research based on the inclusion of the proposed cultural assessment changes.
Barbara Jones Warren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0279-3695     ISO Abbreviation:  J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200911     Medline TA:  J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-5     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2013, SLACK Incorporated.
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