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Welcome to the Trial of The DSM Library

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This trial runs from September 13th to October 8th 2021.


The American Psychiatric Association has made available the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5), along with four other critical resources on their Psychiatry Online website. Please give it a try and leave your feedback in the form provided below.

  • DSM-5 - The most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations.

  • Handbook of Differential Diagnosis - Is the preeminent guide to differential diagnosis for both clinicians and students learning psychiatric diagnosis

  • Clinical Cases - Presents patient cases that exemplify the mental disorders categorized in the newly released DSM-5, bringing DSM-5 alive for teachers and students of psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, and related mental health and healthcare fields.

  • Handbook on the Cultural Formulation Interview - provides the background, context, and detailed guidance necessary to train clinicians in the use of the Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI), which was created as part of the 2007-2013 DSM revision process.

  • Guía de consulta de los criterios diagnósticos del DSM-5 - Es una ayuda concisa y asequible para la referencia psiquiatrica fundamental, el DSM-5.


How to access the DSM Library from off-campus

Once you click on the DSM Library image above, you will encounter a series of pages to complete your authentication:

If you are not already logged into your SSW Gmail, you may get this page.

  1. Type in Seminary of the Southwest.
  2. Click on the link, then Choose the Sign in at Seminary of the Southwest.
  3. Now you can log in as you normally do.

If you are already logged in to your SSW Gmail, you still may need to follow steps 1-2 above.

  • Once you're done, you will get to the Psychiatry Online page.
  • Scroll down to DSM Library and click View All.
  • Now you have all 5 ebooks available to choose from.


Feedback - Let us know what you think!

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Serials/E-Resources Librarian

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Duane Carter
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