Q. How do I cite the DSM-5 in the APA format?

Answer

For the online version of DSM-5 in the APA format:

1) To cite the entire DSM-5, use the following basic format in your reference list:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). https://doi-org.ezproxy.frederick.edu/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596

 

2) To cite a chapter in the DSM-5, use the following basic format in your reference list:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Title of chapter. In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). DOI of chapter

For example:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Bipolar and related disorders. In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.).                                                                                                          https://doi-org.ezproxy.frederick.edu/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596.dsm03

To cite the print version of the DSM-5 in the APA format, use the following format in your reference list:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

More Resources:

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  • Last Updated Jan 14, 2021
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