Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder: A new diagnosis in the dsm-5

Academic Article


  • This article explores a new diagnosis in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.)-disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD). Frequent comorbidities of DMDD include oppositional defiant disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The evolution of DMDD and how this diagnostic category may remedy an overdiagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder are discussed. © SLACK Incorporated.
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  • Johnson K; Mcguinness TM
  • Start Page

  • 14
  • End Page

  • 20
  • Volume

  • 52
  • Issue

  • 2