DSM-IV-PC


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AcronymDefinition
DSM-IV-PCDSM-IV Primary Care Version
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I pulled out the new book DSM-IV-PC, by a multidisciplinary group of primary care physicians and psychiatrists, and went directly to the appropriate algorithm and found the needed information.
As a behavioral scientist who works in a family practice residency program, I have found the DSM-IV-PC very useful.
The DSM-IV-PC was developed to deal with these problems by using presenting complaints as points of entry into diagnostic algorithms; by removal, simplification, or abbreviation of diagnoses uncommon in the primary care setting; and by emphasizing somatic presentations and medical comorbidity.