DSM-5 UPDATE REVIEW

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DSM-5 Update Review

5 hrs | $60.00

Review the new sections on cultural formulation, and the alternative model for diagnosing personality disorders.

Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 5 Hours Total
Clinical Evaluation

Major changes have been made to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in its 5th revision, particularly on alcohol and other substance-related disorders.  The DSM-5 was published in 2013 after a twelve year process of revision.

This course will review key changes to this important diagnostic tool, changes which include:

  1. Combining the substance abuse and substance dependence disorders into one heading of substance use disorder;
  2. Requiring that at least 2 criteria be met for this diagnosis;
  3. Adding cannabis withdrawal and caffeine withdrawal as new disorders; and
  4. The addition of a new Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders section.
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