In the field of psychology, it is significant to recognize the roots of knowledge and past experiences in order to advance understanding and improve practices. Over the years, scientific advancements in the areas of cultural factors, biological influences, and behavioral features have contributed to answers for known gaps in diagnostic criteria outlined in prior versions of the DSM. Though some changes might be controversial in the field, the revised DSM might give more answers for client diagnoses and/or treatment plans.
For this description, choose one of the controversies regarding the publication of the DSM-5. Consider your position in the controversy and how it might affect your role as future professional in the field.
With these thoughts in mind:
An explanation of a controversy related with the publication of the DSM-5. Then describe your position on this controversy and how it might affect your role as future professional in the field.