Glossary D

DSM-IV refers to the 4th edition of "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders " (DSM) , a comprehensive classification of officially recognized psychiatric disorders which was issued in 1993.

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM; latest edition: DSM-5-TR, published in March 2022) is a publication by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for the classification of mental disorders using a common language and standard criteria and is the main book for the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in the United States and is considered one of the "Bibles" of psychiatry along with the ICD, CCMD and the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual.

DTs is the abbreviations of Delirium tremens that refers to a physical Condition consisting of autonomic nervous System dysfunction, confusion, and possible seizures associated with

Dual attitudes refer to differing implicit (automatic) and explicit (consciously controlled) attitudes toward the same object.

Dual concern model refers to a conceptual perspective on methods of dealing with conflict that assumes avoiding, yielding, fighting, and cooperating differ along two (2) basic dimensions : concern for self and concern for other.

Dual Diagnosis is a term which refers to coexisting diagnoses of mental illness and drug or Alcohol abuse.

Dual encoding . Please see Dual representation.

Dual orientation. Please see Dual representation.