DSM Library
Partial full-text database

Articles, books, and recent news from the American Journal of Psychiatry. SFU Library access covers the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. This is the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide. Access also covers DSM legacy collection offering previous DSM editions.


Alternate names

American Psychiatric Association, DSM Legacy Collection, DSM-5, DSM-5-TR classification, DSM-V, Psychiatry Online, PsychiatryOnline, lifelong learning in psychiatry

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Partial full-text database


Psychiatry Online

Open access



Criminology, Education, Counselling Psychology, Education, Educational Psychology, Health Care & Epidemiology, Health Sciences, Psychology

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