Conceptualisations of Mental Health

Reflect on the definition of a mental disorder from the DSM-5. Consider how this may be different from your initial conceptualisation of a mental disorder. Did you find anything surprising in this? Think about how you would define a mental disorder. Write a 500- to 700-word post in which you address these points: Using the readings and module content as a guide, briefly explain whether you believe that mental disorders should or should not have strict diagnostic criteria (e.g. as depicted in the DSM-5).