In what way does DSM help psychologists do research?
(a) It tells researchers the correct way to do research.
(b) It helps researchers find adequate samples of people with disorders.
(c) It helps ensure that researchers identify each disorder in the same way.
(d) It specifies the correct statistical tests to use in the research.
Aince DSM contains descriptions, symptoms, and other criteria for diagnosing mental disorders, it helps phsychologist in establishing consistent and reliable diagnoses that can be used in the research of mental disorders.
It helps ensure that researchers identify each disorder in the same way.