DQ 5: DSM and Medical Model (*****APA Format + All Points Discussed+ References*****) - 22400

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Some controversy exists with the way psychological diagnoses are currently described, listed, and conceptualized. You read that some authors are critical of what they call the medical model of psychological disorders.

What is the DSM? Is there a scientific basis to the DSM? What is the medical model? To what extent should we employ the medical model in psychological disorders and use the DSM as an authoritative reference in psychiatric diagnosis?

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