Understanding DSM-5-TR: Changes, Updates, and Ethical Practices in Mental Health.


  • Tony Bobadilla Nazareth University




Prolonged Grief Disorder, DSM-TR, DSM-5, Updates, Changes, DSM


This overview delves into the DSM-5-TR, exploring its historical development, organization, and significant changes, emphasizing cultural, racist, and discriminatory considerations, coding intricacies, and the assessment of children. The updated criteria for various disorders are examined, with a particular focus on Prolonged Grief Disorder and its associated concerns. Future research suggests enhancing the DSM-5-TR through dimensional approaches and investigating their impact on clinical practice and patient outcomes. Mental health professionals are urged to use the DSM-5-TR effectively and ethically, considering both its strengths and limitations. The paper aims to comprehensively understand the DSM-5-TR and its prospective role in shaping research and clinical practices.


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How to Cite

Bobadilla, T. (2024). Understanding DSM-5-TR: Changes, Updates, and Ethical Practices in Mental Health . JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH, 20, 17–26. https://doi.org/10.24297/jssr.v20i.9571