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Psyc 4321- Abnormal Psychology

Guide to library resources for Abnormal Psychology course

DSM Collection/ Psychiatry Online

  • DSM-5: This book is a classification of mental disorders with associated criteria designed to facilitate more reliable diagnoses of these disorders. It is a guide to clinical practice.  For students, this book presented valuable and reliable information about mental disorders, and how a disorder is diagnosed.

  • DSM-5 Clinical Cases: DSM-5 Clinical Cases share the same structure (the titles of their first 19 diagnostic chapters are identical to the first 19 DSM-5 chapters) of DSM-5. However, it differs from DSM-5 in regard to its presentation of information. Each of its 19 chapters features cases chosen to demonstrate one or more DSM-5 diagnoses, and each of the cases is followed by a short diagnostic discussion, which will help you understand a particular mental condition.

  • DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis: This book helps clinicians and students learning the process of psychiatric diagnosis. It aims at improving their skill in formulating a comprehensive differential diagnosis by providing a range of different approaches.