DSM-5 Frequently Asked Questions by Clinical Social Workers

Mirean Coleman, LICSW, CT

Clinical Social Work

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As NASW members prepare for the implementation of the codes and criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5), they have contacted NASW with questions. The Association has compiled a list of frequently asked questions by its members to help clinical social workers prepare for DSM-5 changes in clinical practice.

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