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3.What did you find in the article that you did not know before? Explain your new knowledge (at least two)
4.How can you apply this new knowledge in your place of fieldwork or organization?
5.Please illustrate or give an example of a case where this new knowledge may apply? (Be more specific with your case that you have encountered in the field or life experiences). If you cannot find a professional case example try to find a case that you, directly or indirectly, had a part in a case.
6.Implications to social work practice. So why are we studying the topic? How important is this article in our profession? Think about social workers working with individuals, groups and communities as well as local, global perspectives.
|7. Conclusion and Future Recommendations|| |
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Explanation & Answer
THE MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE DSM-5
Purpose of the article
• Arguments before and after the publishing of DSM-5 have been that the diagnostic
practices contained in it are not based on scientific tests, and therefore invalid (Maj,
• This article presents data on the global use of DSM and discusses the necessity to
evaluate systematical advantages and disadvantages of operational and model approaches
to psychiatric analysis (Maj, 2014).
• It concludes that criticizing the current diagnostic practices in the DSM-5 is unwarranted
because it widens the treatment gap as well as tarnishes the image of the psychiatry field.
• There is a huge knowledge gap between the present diagnostic structures and the
conventional diagnostic practices.
• Many psychiatrists in the U.S.A. use the models of mental conditions defined by the DSM
instead of its operating diagnostic principles.
• In Europe, many psychiatrist rely on ICD-9/10 labels and codes on clinical records, as
stipulated by the national regulations, but without ha...