Written by David L. Gilles-Thomas, Ph.D., 1989
Nevertheless, much also remains consistent from the earlier edition of the DSM to the current edition, and, as such, these lectures should still provide useful information for today's reader. These lectures also contain information about the history of the field, philosophical debates, and comparisons of different theoretical approaches.
Each lecture is fully referenced, and there is an extensive reference list following the lecture notes. The lectures also refer to the course text book, the reference for which is:
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