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Criticisms of the DSM-5

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Which of the following is a common criticism of the DSM-5?

A

It classifies an excessively broad range of human behaviors as psychologically disordered.

B

Insurance companies that often provide coverage of medical expenses refuse to consider the DSM-5 as a valid diagnostic tool.

C

The diagnoses made by using the DSM-5 lack reliability due to lack of use of observable behavior in defining a particular disorder.

D

The DSM-5 fails to address the prevalence of a particular disorder.

E

There is no procedure in the DSM-5 to determine the level of severity of a particular disorder.