Wk 1 – DSM-5 Scavenger Hunt

The DSM-5 (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013) is the primary reference used in the counseling and psychiatry profession. This manual is necessary for counselors to understand and assess effectively. Building familiarity with this resource will improve your efficiency and professional skill as a counselor. This assignment will give you a deeper tour of the DSM-5’s content and organizational structure that will guide your counseling practice.

Access the DSM-5 through the DSM® Library in the University Library. You will reference this resource throughout the course.

Use information from the DSM-5 and respond to the following questions with a few sentences each.

Cite your sources appropriately to minimize the copied text and risk of plagiarism for this assignment. This assignment may flag a high percentage of plagiarized content in SafeAssign® due to the phrases that must be copied from the DSM-5 to respond accurately.

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American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5®) (5th ed.).

See attached for questions.