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APA (6th Edition) Referencing Guide

Referencing Guide based on the 6th Edition of APA style

DSM-5

Citing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders can be tricky, so the APA Style Experts have given specific advice on their blog.

See How to Cite the DSM–5 in APA Style for more information.

Citing the manual as a whole:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Citing sections of the manual:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Cautionary statement for forensic use of DSM-5. In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.     http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596.CautionaryStatement

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