Sobre o DSM-V

  • Tom Strong Faculdade de Educação da Universidade de Calgary
Palavras-chave: diagnóstico, pesquisa, pobreza linguística, classificação científica, terapia narrativa, terapia construcionista


O Manual diagnóstico e estatístico dos Transtornos Mentais (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; quinta edição; DSM-V) está a ponto de ser publicado, embora tenha havido consideráveis controvérsias em sua gestação. Neste trabalho faço uma revisão histórica crítica sobre os desenvolvimentos associados ao DSM-V, especialmente os desenvolvimentos relacionados às práticas de narrativa ou outras levadas a cabo por profissionais construcionistas. Relato os descobrimentos de uma pesquisa recém-completada na qual profissionais revelaram como respondem à influência do atual DSM-IV-TR em suas conversas com clientes, bem como as formas como responderam criativamente à tal influência. Fecho com sugestões para profissionais que trabalham junto a administrações que pedem o uso dos diagnósticos DSM-V em seu trabalho conversacional.


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