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626.W The DSM 5 for Addiction Clinicians

This presentation reviews the controversies surrounding the development of the DSM-5. It describes new diagnostic criteria for SUDs comparing the DSM-IV and 5 and implications old diagnoses of abuse and dependence. New diagnostic category of Substance Use and Addictive Disorders and those mental health disorders most likely to be found co-occurring with substance use disorders is emphasized. A two-item screen for Gambling Disorders is offered. A risk model for determining severity of addictive disorder keyed to the DSM-5 SUD criteria and associated treatment interventions is presented.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
•Compare diagnostic criteria for SUDs in the DSM-IV and 5.
Describe how the DSM-5 categories compare to the DSM-IV;
•Understand the value of maintaining the DSM-IV Axis system for purposes of assessment, if not for diagnosis;
•Identify the 5 most common mental health disorders that co-occur with substance use disorders.

Starts: Jun. 6, 2018 12:00 am
Ends: Jun. 6, 2018 12:00 am
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