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manual

(By hand), adjective by use of the hands, each one, hand-operated, not automated, not automatic, old fashioned, without technology
Associated concepts: manual labor, manual rates

manual

(Guidebook), noun comprehensive book, exxrcise book, guidebook, handbook, how-to book, reference book, standard, step-by-step analysis, text, textbook
Associated concepts: buyer's manual
See also: directory, hornbook, pandect

MANUAL. That which is employed or used by the hand, of which a present profit may be made. Things in the manual occupation of the owner cannot be distrained for rent. Vide Tools.

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It will begin with a brief overview of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.
According to the fourth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), a child has ADHD if, for a period of six months, he or she exhibits at least six symptoms from a list of 14.
In 1980, repeated childhood aggression received official classification as "conduct disorder" in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Results of recent studies (Benson, 1985; Jacobson, 1990; Reiss, 1994) have shown that twenty to sixty percent of persons with mental retardation have symptoms which appear to meet criteria for a psychiatric diagnosis as outlined in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition, Revised (DSM-III-R) (American Psychiatric Press, 1987).
The depressive or "mood" disorders most seen with adolescents are Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Dysthymic Disorder (DD) (Reynolds, 1992), and the specific diagnostic criteria for these are outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV; American Psychiatric Association, 1994).
Dee could see the psychiatrist's eyebrows rise when she got an answer that did not fit the conventional "diagnostic" list thrown together for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders out of junk science.
Since 1973, when the professional societies--including the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association--deleted homosexuality as an illness from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it would seem that the official stance is one of opposition to considering homosexuals as diseased.
Diagnostic features described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV, APA, 1994) include qualitative impairment in social interaction; absent, delayed or idiosyncratic use of language; and stereotyped, repetitive patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities.
Ten women in each group met the criteria for either bulimia or a "binge-eating disorder" listed in the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Treatment seeking patients who meet the criteria for alcohol dependence as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), will be candidates eligible for the study.
GID is defined in the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as "a strong and persistent cross-gender identification," one that is manifested in such activities as a preference for cross-dressing in boys or a predilection for male playmates in girls.
At least three separate conditions in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) - the bible of psychiatry -- applied to the 24-year-old woman, Unfortunately, each diagnosis held different implications for how best to help her.

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