Depression according to the DSM-IV

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Depression is a well-known problem. Many people have an opinion on whether you are depressed or not. One could say that you are definitely depressed while another believes that you are just going through a rough time. But is there a way to decide precisely when you are depressed? Yes: psychiatrists use the DSM to diagnose disorders. The newest version, the DSM 5, dates back to May 2013. As this version is not yet used widely, we use the criteria of the DSM-IV in this article. What is the DSM? The... Read more...