DSM-IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition. One of two standards (the other is ICD-1) for diagnosing all mental disorders by symptom.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association Fourth Edition; the standard guide to the classification of mental disorders. Specifically addresses the use of the term mental although acknowledging that there is much physical in mental disorders and much mental in physical disorders (Introduction, xxi). The manual is generally accepted as providing definitive definitions and descriptive (phenomenologic, not based on a particular theory) criteria for a variety of mental disorders.
is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association. This classification system is widely used in psychiatry and mental health settings. It provides empirically-based, clear definitions of all recognized mental disorders.