DSM-5 Changes: Implication for Child Serious Emotional Disturbance

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The purpose of this report is to describe the differences between the DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria that could affect national estimates of childhood serious emotional disturbance (SED). The report also provides a description of DSM-5 updates
that have been made (or are being made) to existing diagnostic instruments and screeners of childhood emotional and behavioral health.

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