Flashcards in DSM and ICD Deck (2)
- Has a standardised and operationalised criteria allowing for reliable diagnosis across different clinics.
- Contains very precise sub-types that allow for valid diagnoses and correct treatments
- Present mental health as a illness that needs a cure. however it could just be seen as a different way of living (Laing)
- Giving someone a label could change how soceity treats them and lower self-esteem
- Redcutionist down to symptoms