Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) refers to a book published by the American Psychiatric Association that contains standard terms and definitions of psychological disorders. It is a comprehensive classification of officially recognized psychiatric disorders for use by mental health professionals to ensure uniformity of diagnosis .

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