DSM-5 Classification of Psychiatric Disorders -
The recent DSM-5 classification of psychiatric disorders contains a number of classification changes. These include:
• The term "Mental Retardation" is now referred to as "Intellectual Disability" (Chart 7.3)
• "Obsessive-compulsive" is no longer considered an anxiety disorder (Chart 7.13)
• Conversion Disorder is now referred to as Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder, rather than Hysterical Neurosis (Chart 7.14).
• Hypochondriasis is no longer classified as Illness Anxiety Disorder (Chart 7.14)
• You can now make a diagnosis of major depression even within two months after bereavement (Chart 7.16).