When mental health clinicians use the term 'severity', some are describing danger, while other are describing disability.

Abi Crossland-Otter looks at how different diagnostic manuals and health bodies use the term in contrasting ways in this article made available exclusively to subscribers of Mental Health Knowledge or CareKnowledge.

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