DSM-5 is a departure from previous diagnostic formats. Changes in emphasis are to be found in the salience of selected key symptoms. A more significant departure are the modifiers that can be used to express severity of selected groups of symptoms. Additionally specifiers and associated disorders including medical and genetic disorders should be included as part of an overall diagnostic picture.
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- Differential diagnosis