Author | Joseph Westermeyer, MD, PhD


Comorbidity and Psychiatric Disorders: Support or Hindrance for Psychiatric Care?

December 01, 2007

The revolution inherent in the move from DSM-II to DSM-III primarily involved a growing emphasis on comorbidity. For several decades before DSM-III, the emphasis had been on diagnostic economy: fewer diagnoses were considered more elegant, more accurate, and more useful in guiding care.