Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Distinguished Service Medal

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  • initialism psychology Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • initialism military, US Distinguished Service Medal

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Examples

  • #122, Randy, your assertion that the DSM is a fake is a ridiculous statement.

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  • According to the GID Reform Advocates website (link here), “The DSM is regarded as the medical and social definition of mental disorder throughout North America and strongly influences The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems published by the World Health Organization.”

    Mad as hell

  • In fact, given the significant importance of psychopathology, personality traits, physical disease, psychosocial and enviromental factors as well as global functioning, I wonder if an approach similar to the axes in DSM-IV may be best.

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  • Such scientific exchanges were recognized in DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and DSM-IV as being crucial in order to insure that outside perspectives were considered throughout the development process, not merely when the revision is in close-to-final form.

    Developing DSM-V in Secret

  • Now, of course, the DSM is being maintained and updated by a more committee-like structure.

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  • Boxee Box, a video on demand set top box that runs the popular XMBC-based freeware HTPC application, is manufactured by D-Link and bears the moniker DSM-380.

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  • Boxee Box, a video on demand set top box that runs the popular XMBC-based freeware HTPC application, is manufactured by D-Link and bears the moniker DSM-380.

    ITProPortal.com

  • Boxee Box, a video on demand set top box that runs the popular XMBC-based freeware HTPC application, is manufactured by D-Link and bears the moniker DSM-380.

    ITProPortal.com

  • Boxee Box, a video on demand set top box that runs the popular XMBC-based freeware HTPC application, is manufactured by D-Link and bears the moniker DSM-380.

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  • She also has a chatty, informal tone: she calls the DSM-IV "the big book that psychologists use to label what kind of crazy everyone is."

    The Written World

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