PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION

The recognized grouping of mental disorders into diagnostic categories. The grouping is catalogued in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Also referred to as psychiatric nosology.

PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION: "Psychiatric classification is constantly changing."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychiatric-classification/ (accessed December 8, 2019).
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