What is DSM-IV-TR?

With no completely new DSM in the offing until 2006 or later, in 2000 the American Psychiatric Association revised the text of DSM-IV to include new research information that had been developed since first publication in 1994. This text revision (TR) included a very few changes in the criteria, designed mainly to correct what were perceived as errors in the original text.

Accordingly, I have changed the criteria on these pages to reflect the (rather minor) changes in the published versions of DSM-IV-TR. Subsequent printings of my books will also reflect these changes.

Here is the essence of these changes:

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