Sentence Examples


  • In the DSM-IV-TR, the APA warns that a diagnosis of dependent personality disorder "should be used with great caution, if at all, in children and adolescents, for whom dependent behavior may be developmentally appropriate."
  • The number comes from the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), a periodically revised guidebook containing all of the mental health issues recognized by the APA.
  • The American Poolplayers Association (APA) and the Billiards Congress of America (BCA) have chapters across the country and organize tournaments every year for the top players in each region.
  • The American Pregnancy Association (APA) points out that your insurance coverage will depend on various factors, such as where you live, the type of insurance plan you have, and state laws.
  • The American Psychiatric Association (APA) classifies narcolepsy as a sleep disorder in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-IV.