What version of the DSM should students study from? Emily Yunker June 26, 2019 14:54 Updated Since 2016, all PAEA Assessment exams use DSM-5 diagnostic criteria guidelines. Related articles Where do PAEA's exam blueprints and topic lists come from? What national standards and guidelines do PAEA Assessment exams follow? Student Exam Box™ pricing Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.