Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 July 2015

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199368464

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DSM-5® and the Law

Changes and Challenges

Edited by Dr Charles Scott

  • First book to address how DSM-5 addresses the law and forensic evaluations
  • Makes extensive use of vignettes to illustrate key points
  • Provides an 8 step process to accurately record a DSM-5 diagnosis
  • Provides a suggested forensic report template to replace the DSM-IV multiaxial format
  • Provides specific guidelines on how to assess malingering under the new DSM-5 manual and criteria

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