Many online lists of DSM codes exist across the web. Some are newer, some are older, and some are even a mix of older codes and newer ones. Any of these are probably fine simply for getting a brief taste of how the DSM is organised or even for checking the rough meaning of a specific numerical code.

However, no serious use should ever be made of any online rendition of DSM codes except those provided directly by the APA’s canonical source. No other source should ever be trusted to provide a current and accurate rendition of the book, regardless of what that source might claim, imply or suggest.

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