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Diagnosis

Anosognosia — What is it and what can you do about it if your loved one is ill and doesn't realize it?

The DSM-IV

In the U.S., mental disorders are diagnosed based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV, pronounced "DSM 4"). The links below provide more information about diagnosis and the DSM-IV in general.

Please always consult a trained mental health professional before making any decision regarding treatment of yourself or others.

 


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Please always consult a trained mental health professional before making any decision
regarding treatment of yourself or others.