MnemonicsMemorizing the DSM in full is strictly unnecessary. Exam questions tend to be more about a small set of differentials (Schizophrenia ve. Schizoaffective D/O, PTSD v. Acute Stress). But, then again, why not get some details down?  It's only time and more time and a little more time and some brain space. It'll all come in handy later in life for dx'ing clients, (and friends and family). Others have worked out mnemonics for DSM criteria so you don't have to.  Here are some tha may come in handy for your exam prepping:

January 16, 2009
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