What Is the DSM? - Definition & Characteristics


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What does DSM stand for?

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1. A constellation is which of the following?

2. Which of these is a misnaming of a section in the DSM?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will gauge your knowledge of the DSM. The quiz includes topics such as the definition of DSM, the Axes and constellations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What DSM means
  • Axis for hypertension
  • The axis used for schizophrenia
  • Sections of the DSM

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the DSM
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about hypertension
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the diagnosis of mental disorders and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the DSM, review the lesson called What is the DSM? - Definition, Lesson & Quiz. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Explores what the DSM is used for
  • Explains what Agoraphobia
  • Identify the statistical uses of the DSM
  • Details the axis system